Ipsen (IPN.PA) and Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Announce Closing of the IB1001 Sale to Cangene Corporation (CC:CNJ)  
2/20/2013 10:31:59 AM

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Ipsen (Paris:IPN) (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (Inspiration) today announced the closing of the sale of the proprietary hemophilia B product, IB1001 (recombinant FIX), to Cangene Corporation (TSX: CNJ) (Cangene). The transaction was announced on February 6, 2013. Ipsen and Inspiration jointly agreed to sell their respective commercialization rights to IB1001 as part of the transaction. Cangene acquired worldwide rights to IB1001, a recombinant factor IX currently under regulatory review in the United States and Europe. This transaction follows the announcement last month that Ipsen and Inspiration had agreed to sell OBI-1 (recombinant porcine FVIII) to Baxter International.