BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

Devgen acquires Monsanto facilities

22.11.2007

Ghent – Monsanto Co. has sold its Asian subsidiaries to Devgen. The acquisition comprises Monsanto’s hybrid rice, sunflower, sorghum and pearl millet businesses and certain other assets. Under the terms of the agreement, Devgen will purchase the assets in India, Pakistan and the Philippines for approximately a18 million in cash. In a seperate transaction, Monsanto has subscribed to Devgen shares in the same amount, representing 5.9% of the outstanding capital. Thierry Bogaert, Devgen’s CEO, said: “The acquisition of these seed assets, combined with our trait technology and seed business, will transform Devgen into a provider in major Asian crops. We have now completed the foundation of our trait and seed strategy.”

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

16.12.2011

Mechelen - Galapagos NV confirms its status as one of Europe best drug discovery companies. The Belgian biotech received €4 million as the first milestone payments from French Servier for the discovery of new targets for...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

15.12.2011

Munich/Groningen/Penzberg – For ten years, the application of image-guided surgery with tumour-specific fluorescent dyes has been limited to animal studies, because no one could predict safety or bio­distribution of such targeted...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

02.12.2011

Zwijnaarde/Rotterdam – In vivo camelid antibody specialist arGEN-X BVBA has baged €27.5 million of fresh capital for development of its preclinical monoclonal antibody pipeline. The round B financing of the 3 year-old company,...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

28.11.2011

Brussels/Ghent – Belgian researchers have demonstrated that tumour cells secrete the angiogenesis factor VEGF to create a microenvironment that fosters proliferation of cancer stem cells. In mice with squamous cell carcinoma,...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

23.11.2011

Mechelen – Belgian drugmaker Galapagos NV has reported impressive results of a proof-of-concept trial with its oral janus kinase 1 blocker GLPG0634 + Methothrexate in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis. In the 24 patients...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

18.11.2011

Naarden – Enzyme replacement therapies specialist Oxyrane NV raised €20 million in a series D round of financing. The therapies are designed to treat lysosomal storage diseases, a class of more than forty rare inherited diseases....

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

14.11.2011

Hilden/Venlo – Sample and assay technologies provider Qiagen N.V. is set to eliminate about 10% of its current global workforce of 3,800 employees. The company says the cuts are one result of implementing a project aimed at...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

09.11.2011

New York/Ghent - Big brother is gone. Belgian biotech Ablynx regained the rights for nanobodies targeting TNF-alpha from Pfizer. The US- pharma outfit decided it did't want ATN-103, even though it met its goal in a mid-stage...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

25.10.2011

Amsterdam - The second blow could be the ultimate one. Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics received a second negative opinion for Glybera to treat lipoprotein lipase (LPL) deficiency. The European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee...

BeNeLuxBelgiumNetherlandsLuxembourg

13.10.2011

Bilthoven – The current impact of hospital acquired infections with multi-resistant bugs is lower than suggested by startling news articles. According to a study of Dutch researchers, bloodstream infections caused by...

Displaying results 11 to 20 out of 304

< Previous 11-20 Next >

© 2007-2014 BIOCOM

http://www.european-biotechnology-news.com/nc/news/messages-archive/archive-benelux/browse/1/article/devgen-acquires-monsanto-facilities.html

Print Magazine

Product of the week

Products

Events

All Events

Stock list

All quotes

TOP

  • CO.DON2.65 EUR6.00%
  • FORMYCON10.90 EUR4.51%
  • CYTOS0.29 CHF3.57%

FLOP

  • BIOTEST79.48 EUR-2.68%
  • ADDEX2.99 CHF-1.97%
  • EVOTEC3.23 EUR-1.22%

TOP

  • CYTOS0.29 CHF81.2%
  • EPIGENOMICS5.16 EUR46.2%
  • FORMYCON10.90 EUR38.9%

FLOP

  • THERAMETRICS0.07 CHF-12.5%
  • BIOFRONTERA2.59 EUR-10.7%
  • ADDEX2.99 CHF-9.4%

TOP

  • SANTHERA92.95 CHF2525.7%
  • CO.DON2.65 EUR154.8%
  • BB BIOTECH183.40 EUR63.9%

FLOP

  • CYTOS0.29 CHF-91.3%
  • 4SC0.90 EUR-48.0%
  • THERAMETRICS0.07 CHF-46.2%

No liability assumed, Date: 25.11.2014

Current issue

All issues