BC Extra | Jan 8, 2020
Clinical News

Apellis readies to compete with Soliris in PNH based on Phase III data

Apellis’ paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria candidate has beaten Soliris head-to-head on hemoglobin level improvement. Despite some ambiguity on how FDA will see the data, the company believes pegcetacoplan has a strong case for approval and could...
BioCentury | Oct 5, 2019
Finance

Seeking bright spots in 4Q19 amid continued underperformance

Biotech watchers are hoping a busy fourth quarter of data readouts, regulatory actions and IPOs will provide some bright spots to counteract the sector’s continued overall underperformance, which is not expected to improve in 2020....
BC Extra | Mar 7, 2019
Financial News

Follow-on roundup: Horizon, Apellis, Epizyme

Horizon, Apellis and Epizyme each priced follow-ons raising a total of $552 million. Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP) raised $300 million late Wednesday through the sale of 12 million shares at $24.50. The price is a...
BC Extra | Feb 4, 2019
Company News

Management tracks: PhRMA, Amgen, Apellis

Sanofi (NASDAQ:SNY; Euronext:SAN) CEO Olivier Brandicourt became chairman of PhRMA. Brandicourt was chairman-elect and succeeds Robert Bradway, who is chairman and CEO of Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). PhRMA named Giovanni Caforio chairman-elect. Caforio is chairman and...
BioCentury | Jan 5, 2019
Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
BC Extra | Dec 21, 2018
Company News

Alexion gains early approval for long-acting PNH therapy

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) received FDA approval for Ultomiris ravulizumab-cwvz (ALXN1210), the biotech's long-acting formulation of Soliris eculizumab, to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. While the approval came nearly two months ahead of the Feb. 18...
BC Week In Review | Oct 19, 2018
Clinical News

Apellis pauses Phase III trials after single lot of APL-2 causes inflammation

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:APLS) voluntarily paused dosing in Phase III trials of intravitreal APL-2 to treat geographic atrophy due to eight reported cases of non-infectious inflammation in patients treated from a single manufacturing lot of...
BC Extra | Oct 18, 2018
Clinical News

Apellis pauses Phase III trials after single lot of APL-2 causes inflammation

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:APLS) lost $2.85 (17%) to $13.86 on Thursday after it voluntarily paused dosing in Phase III trials of intravitreal APL-2 to treat geographic atrophy due to eight reported cases of non-infectious inflammation...
Completed Offerings | Apr 20, 2018
Completed Offerings

Apellis raises $140.3M in follow-on

Autoimmune company Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:APLS) raised $140.3 million late on April 18 through the sale of 5.5 million shares at $25.50 in a follow-on underwritten by Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and Cowen. The price is...
Clinical Results | Apr 20, 2018
Clinical Results

Apellis reports additional Phase Ib data for C3 inhibitor in PNH

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:APLS) reported data from eight evaluable patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) who have not previously received Soliris eculizumab in the open-label, New Zealand Phase Ib PADDOCK trial showing that once-daily 270...
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