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Pharma partnering ties bring Forest and Moksha8 together

Posted on 24 October 2012

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Forest Laboratories have entered into a broad strategic pharma partnering alliance that will provide Forest with a commercial footprint in Latin America and give moksha8 access to Viibryd and potentially other Forest products for the Latin American market.

The pharma partnering alliance includes an exclusive license from Forest to moksha8 to commercialize Viibryd, and potentially other Forest products, in Latin America.

In addition, Forest will provide up to $125 million in financing to moksha8 in several tranches over a two-year period, conditioned upon moksha8 achieving certain business goals.

At the conclusion of this two-year period, Forest will have the option to acquire moksha8 in a merger transaction.

Viibryd is a novel antidepressant for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

Forest will manufacture and supply Viibryd to moksha8, under its license from Merck-Serono, and moksha8 will have exclusive rights to market, sell and distribute Viibryd in Latin America.

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