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Egalet Lines Up Cash In Deal With Japan’s Shionogi Ahead Of IPO

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The specialty pharma will receive $10 million upfront from Shionogi in exchange for rights to multiple oral abuse-deterrent hydrocodone opioid products. The Japanese pharma also agreed to buy $15 million in stock to close with Egalet’s IPO.

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