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Last €109.10 EUR
Change Today +1.51 / 1.40%
Volume 1.5K
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Actelion Ltd, a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes drugs for diseases with unmet medical needs. It offers Tracleer, a dual endothelin receptor antagonist for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a chronic and life-threatening disorder that severely compromises the functions of the lungs and heart; and Opsumit, an orally available endothelin receptor antagonist for the treatment of PAH to delay disease progression. The company also provides Veletri, an intravenous prostacyclin for the treatment of PAH to enhance exercise capacity; and Ventavis, an inhaled synthetic analog of prostacyclin for the treatment of PAH to enhance a composite endpoint consisting of exercise tolerance, symptoms, and lack of deterioration. In addition, it offers Valchlor, a chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of stage IA and IB mycosis fungoides-type cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in patients; and Zavesca, an oral treatment for patients with mild to moderate type 1 Gaucher disease for whom enzyme replacement therapy is unsuitable. Actelion Ltd markets its products in Switzerland, the United States, Europe, Japan, China, Russia, Mexico, and internationally. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Allschwil, Switzerland.

2,495 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/21/15
Founded in 1997

actelion ltd-reg (ACT) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: SFr.2.7M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

actelion ltd-reg (ACT) Key Developments

Actelion In Talks To Buy ZS Pharma

Actelion Ltd. (SX:ATLN) is in preliminary talks with ZS Pharma, Inc. (NasdaqGM:ZSPH), Actelion said without offering further information. Bloomberg reported that Jean-Paul Clozel, Chief Executive Officer of Actelion made a preliminary offer in August 2015 to buy ZS Pharma in a deal that would value the U.S. company at about $2.5 billion. ZS Pharma confirmed that it has participated in preliminary discussions with Actelion Ltd.

DKSH Business Unit Healthcare to Provide Regulatory, Distribution and Logistics Services for Actelion in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore

DKSH Business Unit Healthcare will provide regulatory, distribution and logistics services for Actelion in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. The agreement initially covers Tracleer, a prescription medicine indicated for patients with certain types of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Pending product registration in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, the collaboration may be extended to also include Opsumit (macitentan), an orally available endothelin receptor antagonist (ERA).

Actelion Ltd. Reports Earnings Results for the First Six Months of 2015; Revised Earnings Guidance for the Year of 2015

Actelion Ltd. reported earnings results for the first six months of 2015. For the period, the company reported net revenue of CHF 1,011 million compared to CHF 993 million a year ago. Operating income was CHF 344 million compared to CHF 347 million a year ago. Net income was CHF 287 million compared to CHF 420 million a year ago. Diluted EPS was CHF 2.50 compared to CHF 3.62 a year ago. Core earnings were CHF 423 million compared to CHF 421 million a year ago driven by commercial performance. Core net income was CHF 357 million compared to CHF 378 million a year ago. Diluted core EPS was CHF 3.11 compared to CHF 3.25 a year ago. Operating cash flow was CHF 278 million compared to CHF 259 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was CHF 11 million compared to CHF 12 million a year ago. The company expects to deliver higher profitability in 2015 than originally forecast; as a result, the company is raising full year guidance. Barring unforeseen events, the company now expects 2015 core earnings growth to be in the mid- to high-teen percentage range (at CER, excluding the impact of 2014 US rebate reversals).


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