Abgenix was acquired by Amgen on December 14, 2005

Life Science Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, life science ranked 15 in number of deals in 2005. The largest life science acquisition in 2005 was Ivax - which was acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for $7.4B.

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Abgenix, Inc.

6701 Kaiser Drive,
Fremont, California 94555
United States,
(510) 284-6500
www.abgenix.com

Abgenix is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and manufacturing of fully human therapeutic antibodies. The company's antibody development platform includes a leading technology and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities that enable the rapid generation, selection and production of high affinity, fully human antibody product candidates to a variety of disease targets.


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