• Kyodo


Astellas Pharma Inc. said Monday it will acquire a full stake in Belgian clinical-stage drug-discovery firm Ogeda SA for up to €800 million ($854 million).

The purchase is part of the Tokyo-based pharmaceutical company’s strategy to strengthen its long-term growth by buying out firms with high-level expertise in research and development.

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