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Teva Pharmaceuticals, Alvotech Expand Strategic Biosimilars Pact

July 25, 2023


Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a U.S. affiliate of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., and Alvotech, a global biotech company specializing in the development and manufacture of biosimilars, expanded their existing strategic partnership agreement. Teva will also acquire subordinated convertible bonds to be issued by Alvotech.

The companies will continue working closely on matters concerning pending approval in the U.S. for AVT02, an interchangeable high-concentration biosimilar candidate for Humira (adalimumab). The existing strategic partnership agreement also includes four other biosimilar candidates, one of which is AVT04, a proposed biosimilar for Stelara (ustekinumab), which is currently pending U.S. FDA approval.

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