Did Tesaro Just Enter Yet Another Overcrowded Space?
Sep. 17, 2013, 3:15 PM
- The rally in Clovis Oncology (CLVS +5.9%) seems to be fading a bit after the stock jumped nearly 18% on a Bloomberg report which suggested the company may be pursuing a sale.
- Worth watching on the news is Ariad (ARIA +3.6%), which rallied when the story broke. ARIA's AP26113 is an ALK, EGFR, and ROS1 inhibitor. CLVS' lead compound CO-1686 is also an EGFR inhibitor.
- Likewise getting a bump around the time the news hit was Tesaro (TSRO +0.2%), whose Niraparib is (like CLVS' Rucapari) a PARP inhibitor.
- Another notable company with a PARP inhibitor: BMRN, which is itself no stranger to acquisition rumors.
TESARO, Inc. engages in the research and development of biopharmaceutical products. It focuses on oncology-based therapeutics and consists of the following portfolio: Rolapitant IV and Niraparib. The company was founded by Leon Moulder, Jr., Mary Lynne Hedley, and Richard J. Rodgers on March 26,... More
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