Company News: MediGene Sells Full European Rights for Eligard® to Astellas for EUR 25 Million and Ongoing Royalties
MediGene AG (Frankfurt, Prime Standard, MDG, TecDAX) has announced the sale of full European marketing and distribution rights to Eligard® (leuprolide acetate, for the treatment of hormone-dependent prostate cancer) to Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd. (London, “Astellas”), previously MediGene’s European marketing partner for Eligard®. Astellas will make one-off payments totalling EUR 25 million, while MediGene remains entitled to royalties. There will be no further costs to MediGene. The sales price reflects the full NPV of all future Eligard® revenues while allowing MediGene to benefit from continued Eligard® growth. For more information, please see the full press release.