Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Evotec and Aptuit announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Evotec will acquire Aptuit for $300 million. This transaction will strengthen Evotec’s position as the leading global player in the external innovation marketplace. As a partner research organization for integrated outsourced drug discovery and development solutions, Aptuit offers highly synergistic scientific expertise across drug discovery, pre-clinical testing and both drug substance and drug product manufacturing to its Biopharma partners. The acquisition will add considerable business opportunities to further accelerate Evotec’s long-term strategy to be the industry partner of choice for external innovation.