Plexxikon was acquired by Daiichi Sankyo on February 28, 2011

Life Science Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, life science ranked 11 in number of deals in 2011. The largest life science acquisition in 2011 was Genzyme - which was acquired by Sanofi SA for $20.1B.

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Plexxikon, Inc.

91 Bolivar Drive,
Berkeley, California 94710
United States,
510.647.4000
www.plexxikon.com

Plexxikon is a leader in the discovery and development of novel, small molecule pharmaceuticals. With its Scaffold-Based Drug Discovery Platform™, Plexxikon uses compound and target structural data to guide chemistry early in the drug lead generation process within various families of drug targets. The Company has clinical and preclinical stage programs in several therapeutic areas, including metabolic disease, oncology, inflammation, CNS and cardiovascular disease.


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