Evotec AG (EVTG.DE)
* DGAP-NEWS: EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK SUPPORTS EVOTEC'S INNOVATE STRATEGY WITH EUR 75 M LOAN
FRANKFURT, Sept 7 The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.6 percent lower on Thursday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0649 GMT.
* ABIVAX AND EVOTEC ENTER INTO STRATEGIC COLLABORATION TO DEVELOP NOVEL ANTIVIRAL AGENTS Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
* Says completes acquisition of aptuit Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
* Group revenues: 37% increase to eur 103.4 m (h1 2016: eur 75.5 m);
FRANKFURT, Aug 7 The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.1 percent higher on Monday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0646 GMT.
FRANKFURT Shares in Evotec jumped on Monday after the German biotech firm struck a deal to acquire U.S. company Aptuit for $300 million to expand its outsourced drug discovery and development business.
* Evotec to acquire Aptuit, expanding leadership in external innovation
* Says expands collaboration with Storm Therapeutics on its RNA epigenetics platform
* Says Evotec and Bayer advance endometriosis programme into phase I clinical development and extend alliance