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Apotex Inc.

Drug Names(s): deferiprone, L1

Description: Ferriprox (deferiprone) is an oral iron chelator.

Deal Structure: BTG, the patent rights holder to deferiprone, granted Apotex the rights to develop the drug.

By June 2008, BMP Sunstone was marketing and distributing Ferriprox in China under its five-year licensing agreement with Apotex.

In November 2010, Sanofi-Aventis announced that it would acquire BMP Sunstone for $520.6 million or $10 per share.

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