Vidara Therapeutics Acquired by Horizon Pharma

The Roswell based company is know for its production of ACTIMMUNE.

Credit: Vidara Therapeutics
Credit: Vidara Therapeutics
A Roswell-based company has been acquired in a multi-million dollar deal.

Vidara Therapeutics International announced on Wednesday they'd entered into an agreement to be acquired by Horizon Pharma Inc. The deal is valued at roughly $660 million, according to a press release from Horizon. 

The combined company will be called Horizon Pharma PLC. 

Vidara, located on Holcomb Woods Parkway, is known for its production of ACTIMMUNE, a manufactured protein that's been approved to slow frequency and severity of infections associated with Chronic Granulomatous Disease and delay the progression of severe, malignant osteoporosis in patients.


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