(Bloomberg) -- Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc. sold $15 billion of bonds in the US investment-grade market on Thursday to help fund its acquisitions of ImmunoGen Inc. and Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings Inc., adding to a recent rush of buyout financings. Most Read from BloombergNvidia Rises Most in About Nine Months as AI Drives SalesT-Bills Without Tax Bills? This Fund Says It Cracked the CodeStocks Rally as AI Craze Sweeps Across the World: Markets WrapAT&T Outage Triggered by Company Work on N
AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV) and Tentarix Biotherapeutics today announced a multi-year collaboration focused on the discovery and development of conditionally-active, multi-specific biologic candidates in oncology and immunology. The collaboration will integrate AbbVie's expertise in oncology and immunology with Tentarix's proprietary Tentacles™ platform.
AbbVie is looking to sell at least $13 billion of corporate bonds to help fund its acquisitions of ImmunoGen and Cerevel Therapeutics, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. AbbVie did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for a comment. In December, AbbVie announced back-to-back acquisitions - a $8.7 billion plan to buy Cerevel and its $10.1 billion deal for ImmunoGen, which was recently completed.