Bristol-Myers Squibb Completes Previously Announced Acquisition of Flexus Biosciences

April 8, 2015

The transaction includes full rights to F001287, Flexus' lead preclinical, small-molecule IDO1-inhibitor.

PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced that it has completed the previously announced planned acquisition of Flexus Biosciences, Inc.

The transaction includes full rights to F001287, Flexus’ lead preclinical, small-molecule IDO1-inhibitor targeted for IND filing in the second half of 2015 and an IDO/TDO discovery program that includes its IDO-selective, IDO/TDO dual and TDO-selective compound libraries. A newly formed entity established by the current shareholders of Flexus will retain, from and after the closing, all non-IDO/TDO assets of Flexus including those related to Flexus’ Phase 1 FLT3 and CDK4/6 inhibitor, its earlier stage small-molecule Treg cancer immunotherapy programs, and its current personnel and facilities.