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Exclusive: Drug firm Ikaria on the block for more than $2 billion - sources

Ikaria Inc, a private equity and venture capital-backed company whose products are focused on critically ill patients, is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at more than $2 billion, three people familiar with the matter said this week.Ikaria, whose owners include New Mountain Capital LLC, ARCH Venture Partners LP and Venrock Associates LP, is working with Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse Group AG on the possible sale, two of the people said.The sources requested anonymity because the sale process is confidential. Ikaria and Credit Suisse declined to comment, while representatives for Morgan Stanley and Ikaria's main shareholders did not respond to requests for comment.Hampton, New Jersey-based Ikaria's main drug INOMAX delivers nitric oxide gas to treat newborns with serious trouble breathing, allowing for more oxygenated blood to circulate in their body. It also has a pipeline of what it calls "critical care" products for patients with life-threatening injuries or disease.T...

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