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Roche and InterMune Reach Definitive Merger Agreement
Date:8/24/2014

dicines targeting respiratory diseases in clinical development.

Commenting on the transaction, Severin Schwan, CEO of Roche, said, "We are very pleased that we reached this agreement with InterMune.  Our offer provides significant value to InterMune's shareholders and this acquisition will complement Roche's strengths in pulmonary therapy.  We look forward to welcoming InterMune employees into the Roche Group and to making a difference for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a devastating disease."

Roche plans a smooth transition of InterMune employees and operations into the Roche organization, ensuring readiness for an expected launch of pirfenidone in the US in 2014. Commenting on the transaction, InterMune's Chairman, CEO and President, Dan Welch, said, "This merger recognizes the significant value created by our team's commitment, hard work and execution for more than a decade to develop and commercialize treatment options for IPF patients and their families.  Roche shares our passion and commitment to the IPF community and to ensuring that pirfenidone is available as quickly as possible to patients in the United States, pending FDA approval.  Roche's global resources and scale will not only facilitate and accelerate our ability to deliver pirfenidone to more patients around the world, but also to realize our joint vision to bring additional innovative therapies to patients with respiratory diseases."

Pirfenidone has been marketed by InterMune in the EU and Canada as Esbriet® since regulatory approval in 2011 and 2012 respectively.  After previous regulatory review in the USA in 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended an additional Phase 3 clinical trial to support the efficacy of pirfenidone.  The results of this study, the ASCEND trial, were p
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