Agenus Completes XOMA Antibody Manufacturing Pilot Plant Acquisition

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN), an immunotherapy company developing innovative treatments for patients with cancer, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of XOMA Corporation’s (NASDAQ: XOMA) antibody manufacturing pilot plant and capabilities. XOMA’s experienced chemistry, manufacturing, and controls (CMC) team has joined Agenus and will continue to operate the facility. This pilot plant will enable the company to manufacture checkpoint modulator (CPM) antibodies for its own programs and those of its collaborators. The facility is expected to provide Agenus’ antibody supply requirements through clinical proof-of-concept studies.

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