The shareholders of West Lafayette-based Endocyte Inc. (Nasdaq: ECYT) have approved the previously-announced $2.1 billion acquisition agreement with Switzerland-based pharmaceutical company Novartis AG. The company says the deal is expected to close Friday.
Endocyte is a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapeutics for cancer treatment. The company says nearly 100 percent of its shareholders voted to approve the deal.
Earlier this year, Endocyte became the first Purdue University-affiliated startup to reach $1.5 billion in value. The merger with Novartis is being considered the largest of its kind for an Indiana life sciences company.
By Jeffrey Mittman Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer Appointee, Bosma Enterprises
Imagine facing a 70 percent unemployment rate. That is the challenge people who are blind or visually impaired are up against when trying to find employment. And it is why Bosma Enterprises' mission to create opportunities is so important. The Governor’s Council designates each March as Disability Awareness Month to promote independence, integration and inclusion of all people who have disabilities. As the state’s largest employer of people who are blind or...
Indiana University has announced the 2019 commencement speakers and those who will receive honorary degrees. Ceremonies in Bloomington and Indianapolis will also feature guest speakers and 10 honorary degrees will be awarded across five campuses.
High school basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch the IHSAA state championship games live this weekend. The IHSAA Boys Basketball Championships will be broadcast live from Bankers Life Fieldhouse on FOX Sports Indiana and Fox Sports Indiana Plus.
Five former officers and employees of an Indiana loan packaging and servicing company have been indicted in federal court. The U.S. Department of Justice says the charges stem from an alleged 13-year-long conspiracy to defraud the U.S. Small Business Administration.
A popular brunch restaurant is joining the line-up of restaurants at The Yard at Fishers District. Cunningham Restaurant Group is bringing Rize to the $110 million culinary and entertainment hub. The Fishers location will include more than 3,800 square feet of restaurant space and 120 seats.
A Hoosier bakery has been recognized as one of “America’s 7 Most Beautiful Gas Station Conversions” by Architectural Digest. 410 Bakery in New Albany launched in 2016 as a full retail bakery in what was previously the Economy Filling Station.