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Last €178.92 EUR
Change Today -3.15 / -1.73%
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes life-transforming therapeutic products. It offers Soliris (eculizumab), a therapeutic product to treat paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), a genetic blood disorder; and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), a genetic disease. The company also conducts Phase IV clinical trials on Soliris for the treatment of PNH and aHUS registry; Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of delayed kidney transplant graft function and myasthenia gravis; and Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of antibody mediated rejection in presensitized kidney transplant patients and neuromyelitis optica. In addition, it develops Asfotase alfa, a targeted enzyme replacement therapy that is under Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of metabolic disorders, including hypophosphatasia; ALXN 1007, a novel humanized antibody in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of anti-phospholipid syndrome and graft versus host disease; and cPMP (ALXN 1101) that is in Phase II trial for treating metabolic disorders. The company primarily serves distributors, pharmacies, hospitals, hospital buying groups, and other health care providers, as well as governments and government agencies. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has agreements with X-Chem Pharmaceuticals (X-Chem) to identify novel drug candidates from X-Chem's proprietary drug discovery engine; Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. (Moderna) that provides the option to purchase drug products for clinical development and commercialization of Moderna's messenger RNA therapeutics to treat rare diseases; and Ensemble Therapeutics Corporation for the identification, development, and commercialization of therapeutic candidates based on specific drug targets. The company sells its products primarily in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Cheshire, Connecticut.

2,273 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/6/15
Founded in 1992

alexion pharmaceuticals inc (AXPM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $696.1K
Co-Founder, Chairman of The Board and Consult...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $715.0K
Global Head of Research & Development and Exe...
Total Annual Compensation: $650.0K
Chief Strategy & Portfolio Officer and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: $325.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

alexion pharmaceuticals inc (AXPM) Key Developments

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare Approves New Drug Application of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) approved the company’s New Drug Application (NDA) for the use of Strensiq® (asfotase alfa) as a treatment for patients in Japan with hypophosphatasia (HPP), a life-threatening, ultra-rare metabolic disorder. The company expects that initial patients with HPP in Japan will start commercial treatment with Strensiq by late third quarter 2015.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Enters into Credit Agreement

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. entered into a Credit Agreement by and among Alexion, as Administrative Borrower, certain foreign subsidiaries, as borrowers thereto, the lenders referred to therein and Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent. Pursuant to the Credit Agreement, the company borrowed term loans in an aggregate amount of USD 3.50 billion. In addition, the Credit Agreement provides for a USD 500 million revolving facility, USD 200 million of which was drawn at closing. The Credit Agreement matures on June 22, 2020. The proceeds of the borrowing under the Credit Agreement were used to finance the purchase of the shares, refinance certain existing indebtedness of the company and its subsidiaries and to pay fees and expenses incurred in connection with the foregoing. The loans will bear interest, at Alexion's option, at either a base rate or a Eurodollar rate, in each case plus an applicable margin. Under the Credit Agreement, the applicable margins on base rate loans range from 0.25% to 1.00% and the applicable margins on Eurodollar loans range from 1.25% to 2.00%, in each case based on Alexion's consolidated net leverage ratio. Under the terms of the Credit Agreement, Alexion must maintain a ratio of total net debt to EBITDA of 3.75 to 1.00, in the case of each such fiscal quarter ending on or prior to September 30,2016 or 3.50 to 1.00, in the case of each such fiscal quarter ending after September 30, 2016, subject to certain increases following designated material acquisitions. In addition, the company must maintain a ratio of EBITDA to cash interest expense of at least 3.50 to 1.00.

Felix Baker Joins Alexion Board of Directors

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Synageva BioPharma Corp. The transaction was completed through a merger of Synageva with and into a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of Alexion. Following the acquisition, Dr. Felix Baker, former Chairman of the Board of Synageva, will join the Alexion Board of Directors, effective from June 23, 2015.


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