UK: Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP advises Cambridge Antibody Technology in £22.9 million investment
Last Updated: 29 September 2003

The Corporate Group at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP have advised Cambridge Antibody Technology Group plc (CAT) in the strengthening of its alliance with Genzyme Corporation for the purpose of the development and commercialisation of human monoclonal antibodies directed against TGFß.

In connection with amending an existing collaboration agreement, Genzyme is making a further equity investment in CAT of approximately £22.9 million through a cash purchase of 4.3 million shares.

The Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP team included Mark Uhrynuk, Fiona Holland and Lauri-Lynn Pursall. This is the second major instruction that MBR&M LLP have had from CAT following advising them earlier this year on their attempted offer to merge with Oxford Glycosciences.

Genzyme was advised by Graham Gibb of Macfarlanes.

For further information, please contact:

Mark Uhrynuk, Corporate Partner: 020 7246 6217
Angela Woodruff, Media Relations Manager: 020 7782 8804

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