Movetis – Acquired by Shire in 2010 for €428 million. Movetis NV, a pharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of diseases in the gastrointestinal (GI) area. It was created by a team of entrepreneurs led by Dirk Reyn as a spin-off from Johnson & Johnson. Its products address GI disorders, such as severe chronic constipation, ascites, pediatric reflux, as well as severe forms of GI motility disorders, including refractory gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Movetis brought to market Resolor, a drug for chronic constipation.

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Antoine Papiernik

Antoine Papiernik is a Managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners, which he joined in 1997. Antoine has been an initial investor and active board member in public companies like Actelion, ProQR, Shockwave Medical,  NovusPharma (then sold to CTI), Movetis (then sold to Shire), Mainstay, Pixium Vision and...