You are here: Home » Companies » News
Business Standard

Royalty Pharma, PE firm that quietly profits on top-selling drugs

Company owns partial rights to seven of 30 top-selling drugs in US, with its deals getting larger

Randall Smith | NYT 

Cashing in on rising drug prices often unleashes an outcry from consumers and politicians.   But a little-known private equity investor, Royalty Pharma, has built an unusual investment portfolio valued at $15 billion — it buys up the rights to royalties on future drug sales — while largely avoiding public controversy. By its own count, Royalty Pharma owns partial rights to seven of the 30 top-selling drugs in the United States, including giants like Humira, the arthritis treatment that is the single biggest-selling medication in America. And its deals have been getting ...

This article is no longer available in our repository.

There could be multiple reasons for this.

First Published: Mon, July 10 2017. 04:08 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU