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Biotech/Pharma - Mergers and Acquisitions
Stryker Bags Synergetics Neuro Assets for Undisclosed Amount 2/11/2016
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Rumored to Be Interested in Buying Intercept Pharma (ICPT) 2/11/2016
Mylan (MYL) Snaps Up Swedish Drugmaker Meda AB (MEDA-A.ST) in $7.2 Billion Deal 2/11/2016
Update On Acquistion Of Primerdesign Ltd 2/11/2016
Investors And Scientists Question Whether Brent Saunders Will "Get Religion" And Support Pfizer (PFE)'s Internal R&D 2/10/2016
Hikma (HIK.L) Halves Cash Offer for Boehringer Ingelheim's Roxane, Will Pay $575 Million Less 2/10/2016
Astellas (ALPMY) Announces Results Of Tender Offer To Acquire All Outstanding Shares Of Ocata And Changes To Subsidiaries 2/10/2016
Tru-D Release: Hospital Combats Infections With Purchase Of Germ-Eliminating Robots 2/9/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Transition Select Operations and Staff from Memphis Distribution Center to FedEx 2/9/2016
Flamel Technologies (FLML) Acquires FSC Pediatrics 2/9/2016
Bio-Rad (BIO) Expands Its Cell Biology Portfolio With High Performance Flow Cytometer 2/9/2016
Almirall Closes The Acquisition Of ThermiGen LLC Entering The Aesthetics Market 2/9/2016
Halma Coughs Up $140 Million for CenTrak 2/8/2016
QLT Inc. (QLTI) Announces Closing Of Acquisition Of Shares Of Aralez And Special Distribution To Shareholders 2/8/2016
Henry Schein (HSIC) To Acquire A Majority Interest In Brazil's Dental Cremer 2/5/2016
Merus Completes Acquisition Of Elantan, Isoket And Deponit Rights From UCB And Announces Date Of Q1 2016 Earnings Release 2/5/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Hands Over In-House Rival BetaLogics to ViaCyte, Gives Updates on Stem Cell Diabetes Trial 2/4/2016
Gilead (GILD) May Take Page Out of Pfizer (PFE)'s Game Plan as Firm Hunts for M&As to Sustain Growth 2/4/2016
Bay Area's Pacific Biosciences (PACB) Stock Pops on Roche (RHHBY) Acquisition Bid Rumors 2/4/2016
Deal Spree for AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Pretty Much Over as CEO Says "We Have What We Need to Have" 2/4/2016
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (SVA) Announces Receipt of Competing Non-Binding "Going Private" Proposal 2/4/2016
CryoLife (CRY) Unloads HeRO Graft Product Line to Merit Medical (MMSI) for 18.5 Million Cash 2/4/2016
ResMed (RMD) Completes Acquisition Of Inova Labs, LLC. 2/4/2016
Cofactor Genomics Acquires San Francisco Based Narus Biotech 2/4/2016
Pharmaron LLC Acquires Quotient BioResearch 2/4/2016
Acquisition Of Securities Of Antibe Therapeutics (ATE.V) 2/4/2016
Cantel Medical (CMN) To Acquire NAMSA's Sterility Assurance Products Division 2/3/2016
Urologix (ULGX) Sold Most Assets to Settle Medtronic (MDT) Debt 2/3/2016
Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (ATE.V) Closes Acquisition Of Minority Interest In Citagenix Inc. 2/3/2016
NAMSA Announces Divestiture Of Its Sterility Assurance Products Division 2/3/2016
TRANSGENE (ENX:TNG) And ABL Announce The Acquisition By ABL Europe Of Transgene’s Production Asset 2/3/2016
Henry Schein (HSIC) Completes Acquisition Of RxWorks 2/3/2016
Drugmaker Abbott (ABT) Snaps Up Alere (ALR) for $5.8 Billion 2/2/2016
TE Connectivity Bags Creganna for $895 Million Cash 2/2/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Buys Bellco in Firm's First Acquisitoin of 2016 2/2/2016
Merus Snags Three Cardiovascular Products from UCB Group (UCBJF.PK) in EUR 92 Million Deal 2/2/2016
Biogen (BIIB) Exec Talks Google (GOOG)'s Verily Partnership & Google’s Ultimate Game Plan 2/2/2016
ZEST Anchors Expands Dental Portfolio With Acquisition Of Danville Materials 2/2/2016
Hillenbrand Completes Acquisition Of Red Valve 2/2/2016
The Institute of Cancer Research, London Sells A Portion Of Its Royalty Entitlement Relating To Sales Of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s Zytiga To Dri Capital Managed Fund 2/2/2016
After a Troubling 2015, Avalanche Biotech (AAVL) Marries Gene Therapy Firm Annapurna for a Fresh Start 2/1/2016
Stryker Bags Sage Products, Inc. in $2.775 Billion Deal 2/1/2016
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (SVA) Announces Receipt Of A Preliminary Non-Binding Proposal To Acquire The Company And Formation Of Independent Special Committee 2/1/2016
Echo Therapeutics (ECTE) Announces Entry Into Definitive Agreements For The Sale Of Up To $5.1 Million Of Convertible Notes And Warrants 2/1/2016
ANI Pharma Acquires Exclusive Rights To Distribute Three Generic Drug Products From H2-Pharma For $10 Million 2/1/2016
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Completes Acquisition Of Three Commercial-Stage, Global Specialty Hemostasis Brands From The Medicines Company (MDCO) 2/1/2016
The Medicines Company (MDCO) Completes Divestiture Of Its Hemostasis Portfolio To Mallinckrodt (MNK) 2/1/2016
HeartWare (HTWR) Terminates Deal to Buy Valtech Cardio for $766 Million 1/28/2016
Aurora Resurgence Completes Cardiac Science (CSCX) Acquisition 1/28/2016
Trillium Therapeutics Inc. Acquires Fluorinov Pharma 1/28/2016
Human Longevity Inc. Advances Leadership Role In Newborn Genome Sequencing With Strategic Acquisition Of Stem Cell Banking From Celgene Cellular Therapeutics 1/28/2016
Investors Grin Over Biogen (BIIB)'s $3.4 Billion Cash Pile and Earnings Report 1/28/2016
Biotech 2016: Now Starts the Hangover 1/28/2016
Embattled MannKind (MNKD) Rumored to Be Up For Sale Or Possible Bankruptcy 1/27/2016
DuPont (DD) to Slash Another 10% of Workforce Ahead of Merger with Dow Chemical  (DOW) 1/27/2016
Quinn Medical Acquired By The Thuasne Group 1/27/2016
PE Firms and Rival Corporations in Bidding War for Toshiba Medical Systems 1/27/2016
Trillium Therapeutics Inc. Acquires Privately-Held Fluorinov Pharma 1/27/2016
Baxalta (BXLT) Announces Secondary Offering Of Common Stock Owned By Baxter International (BAX) 1/27/2016
Shire (SHPG) Remains Tight-Lipped on Status of Facilities, Employees Inherited from Newly-Acquired Dyax (DYAX) 1/27/2016
PerkinElmer (PKI) Acquires Vanadis Diagnostics 1/26/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Sells One of Two Warehouses to FedEx 1/26/2016
Surgical Specialties Corporation To Acquire Leading German Needle And Suture Manufacturer 1/26/2016
Katena Products Announces The Acquisition Of Sensor Medical Technology 1/26/2016
Perrigo (PRGO) Completes The Acquisition Of Generic Retin-A Portfolio, Further Enhancing Rx "Extended Topicals" Strategy 1/25/2016
Transparency Notification - Gilead (GILD) Holds 14.75% Of Galapagos (GLPG.BR) Shares 1/25/2016
Amatsigroup Acquires Q-Biologicals And Strengthens Its Offering For International Pharmaceutical Groups 1/25/2016
Gedeon Richter (RIG2.F) Buys Out China JV Partner 1/25/2016
Bay Area's XenoPort (XNPT) Rumored to Be Up for Sale 1/22/2016
DiagnoCure (CUR) Announces Fourth Quarter 2015 And Year-End Results As Well As Proxy Circular Filing And Business Initiatives Following The Execution Of An Asset Purchase Agreement To Sell All Its Assets Relating To PCA3 1/22/2016
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG) Scraps $3.3 Billion Sale of Lumiled Due to Regulatory Concerns 1/22/2016
Astellas (ALPMY) Extends Tender Offer To Acquire All Outstanding Shares Of Ocata 1/22/2016
Shire (SHPG) Completes Acquisition Of Dyax (DYAX) 1/22/2016
Georgia Bio Deals Of The Year Spotlight Financings, Acquisitions And Collaboration 1/22/2016
CryoLife (CRY) Acquisition Of On-X Life Technologies Holdings, Inc. 1/21/2016
Medqualis, A Canadian Clinical Research Organization Announces The Sale Of Its Biomedical Research Activities To The Division Keyrus Biopharma, Member Of The Keyrus Group 1/21/2016
Acorda (ACOR) Bulks Up Parkinson's Pipeline with $363 Million Takeover of Biotie 1/20/2016
Kuros Biosurgery Holding Ltd. Closes Merger With Cytos Biotechnology Ltd. Which Is Renamed Kuros Biosciences 1/20/2016
II-VI Coughs Up $110 Million Cash for Two Businesses 1/20/2016
GaAs Labs Terminates Agreement to Buy Anadigics 1/20/2016
LSP’s Portfolio Company Kuros Biosciences Closes Merger With Cytos And Is Now Listed As Kuros Biosciences Ltd On Swiss Stock Exchange 1/19/2016
New Chairman at Struggling Ariad (ARIA) Reassure Investors that a Sale Will Only be Made if the Deal is Right 1/19/2016
BioClinica, Inc. Acquires Clinverse 1/19/2016
Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. to Merge Diagnostics Biz into Avant Diagnostics 1/19/2016
PAREXEL International (PRXL) Announces Execution Of Definitive Agreement To Acquire Health Advances, LLC 1/19/2016
Ensysce Biosciences Inc. And Signature Therapeutics Merger 1/19/2016
Struggling HemCon Medical Looks for a Buyer 1/18/2016
NOVACYT Announces Proposed Acquisition Of Primer Design Ltd 1/18/2016
Centauri Therapeutics Ltd To Develop Novel Anti-Infective Therapeutics 1/18/2016
Colorcon, Inc. Acquires Paulaur Corporation's Pharmaceutical Sugar Spheres Business 1/18/2016
Oncofusion Therapeutics Reacquires Rights To BET Bromodomain Inhibitors 1/15/2016
Recipharm AB: Regulatory Approval Received For Acquisition Of Nitin Lifesciences 1/15/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Mulls Over Selling Hospira's Pump Unit for ~$2 Billion 1/14/2016
Pfizer (PFE) and Allergan (AGN) Execs Emphasize Joint Company’s Pipeline, Hint Job Cuts Will Be Minimal 1/14/2016
NeuroVive (NVP) Buys Stake In Isomerase Therapeutics 1/14/2016
Hansen Medical (HNSN) Exploring Strategic Alternatives 1/14/2016
Lantheus Holdings Unloads Canadian Radiopharmacy Biz for $9 Million 1/14/2016
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Completes Acquisition Of Crealta Holdings LLC 1/14/2016
CTD Holdings, Inc. Enters Into Letter Of Intent To Sell Fine Chemical Unit 1/14/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) CEO Downplays Likelihood of Big Acquisition Despite Expanding Cash Pile 1/14/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Acquires Treerly And Its Family Of Products From Sirio Pharma 1/14/2016
2015 Was a Record Breaker for M&A in Pharma, Medical and Biotech with Deals Worth $575 Billion 1/14/2016
MiMedx Completes Acquisition Of Stability Biologics 1/13/2016
Experimental Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (EPL) Acquires Aclairo Pharmaceutical Development Group, Inc. 1/13/2016
iCAD, Inc. (ICAD) Completes Acquisition Of VuCOMP's Cancer Detection Portfolio 1/13/2016
Roche (RHHBY) Takes a $535 Million Chance on Cambridge's Tensha Therapeutics 1/12/2016
Merck & Co. (MRK) Acquires IOmet Pharma And Expands Immuno-Oncology Development Program 1/12/2016
Henry Schein (HSIC) To Acquire RxWorks 1/12/2016
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Acquires First-Line Cartilage Repair Product 1/12/2016
DNAmito Acquires ptTheragnostic 1/12/2016
Cardiome Pharma Corp. (COM.TO) Announces Share Purchase Agreement With Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC 1/12/2016
After a 6-Month Courtship, Baxalta (BXLT) Finally Says Yes to $32 Billion Shire (SHPG) Marriage Proposal 1/12/2016
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Swallows Up Affymetrix (Santa Clara, California) (AFFX) in $1.3 Billion Deal 1/11/2016
Juno (JUNO) Pays $125 Million for Harvard Spinout AbVitro 1/11/2016
SurModics (SRDX) Snaps Up NorMedix for $14 Million 1/11/2016
Covalon Technologies Ltd. Chairman Acquires Additional Shares And Warrants 1/11/2016
ResMed (RMD) Acquires Inova Labs, LLC. To Expand Care And Options For People Suffering From COPD 1/11/2016
New Era Begins As Aurora Resurgence Wins Approval To Acquire Cardiac Science (CSCX) 1/11/2016
Shire (SHPG) Rumored to Announce $32.5 Billion Merger as Early as Monday, Deal Hinges on Baxalta (BXLT) Tax Status 1/8/2016
Fresenius Kabi USA Acquires U.S. Pharmaceutical Plant And Ready-To-Administer Drugs From BD 1/8/2016
AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation (APHB) Acquires Key Bacteriophage Assets From UK-based Novolytics 1/8/2016
Casper Pharma LLC Launches Commercial Operations With Key Acquisition 1/8/2016
Charles River  (CRL) Pays $585 Million Cash to Take Out WIL Research 1/7/2016
Allergan (AGN) Pays $90 Million+ for Anterios to Expand Neurotoxin Pipeline 1/7/2016
Precision Coating Acquires Boyd Coatings Research 1/7/2016
KEDPlasma Acquires Two Plasma Collection Centers From ImmunoTek 1/7/2016
Harris Williams & Co. Advises Wil Research On Its Pending Sale To Charles River  (CRL) For $585 Million 1/7/2016
Activist Investor Calls for HeartWare (HTWR) to Immediately Terminate Proposed Acquisition of Valtech Cardio Again 1/7/2016
NSF International Acquires DNA-Based Testing Laboratory AuthenTechnologies 1/7/2016
Sinocare Group Closes Acquisition Of Nipro Diagnostics 1/7/2016
Golden Meditech Enters Into Agreements With Nanjing Xinjiekou To Sell China Cord Blood Corporation 1/7/2016
Takeda (TKPYY) Buys a U.S. Biologics Manufacturing Facility from Baxalta (BXLT) 1/6/2016
Merck & Co. (MRK) and Quartet Medicine Ink Built-To-Buy Deal Worth Up To $575 Million 1/6/2016
Rodin and Biogen (BIIB) Ink Possible Acquisition Deal for up to $485 Million 1/6/2016
SoCal's NuVasive (NUVA) Coughs Up $380 Million for Ellipse Tech 1/6/2016
Omnicell Completes Acquisition Of Aesynt 1/6/2016
VWR Acquires Therapak 1/6/2016
MACROGEN To Execute Merger Of Its Three U.S. Affiliates Into Macrogen Corp. 1/6/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) May Seek to Divest Itself of Noramco for $800 Million 1/5/2016
Shire (SHPG)'s Long Pursuit of Baxalta (BXLT) May End This Week with $32 Billion Deal 1/5/2016
ANI Pharma Closes Transaction To Acquire Two NDAs From Merck & Co. (MRK) For $75 Million 1/5/2016
Mesa Labs (MLAB) Acquires Additional European Distribution Rights For Its Biological Indicators Division 1/5/2016
Argon Medical Devices Snaps Up Three Technologies from Rex Medical 1/5/2016
Sagent Pharma To Sell China Subsidiary At $50 Million Loss 1/5/2016
Sakura Finetek Acquires Genemed Biotechnologies Inc. Tissue-Based Advanced Staining Business 1/5/2016
Valeant (VRX) Takes Tough Punches as Ackman Cuts Stake to 8.5% 1/4/2016
Exactech (EXAC) Announces The Sale Of Its Dental Biologic Assets To Salvin Dental Specialties 1/4/2016
Theragenics® Acquires U.S. And Canadian Seed Business Of Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG, s.a. 1/4/2016
Almirall Exercises Call Option To Acquire 100% Of Thermigen LLC 1/4/2016
Agenus (AGEN) Completes XOMA  (XOMA) Antibody Manufacturing Pilot Plant Acquisition 1/4/2016
NeoGenomics (NGNM.OB) Completes Acquisition Of Clarient 12/31/2015
CooperSurgical, Inc. Acquires Research Instruments Limited for $51 Million 12/31/2015
VIVUS (VVUS) Announces Intent To Reacquire U.S. And Canadian Rights For Stendra (Avanafil) 12/31/2015
Midatech Completes Acquisition Of Zuplenz 12/30/2015
PositiveID (PSID) Acquires Mobile Lab Developer E-N-G Mobile Systems 12/30/2015
MEDA: Divestment Of Manufacturing Unit EuroMed In Spain Completed 12/30/2015
Agenus (AGEN) Acquires PhosImmune in $44.9 Million Deal 12/29/2015
Toshiba in Talks to Sell Toshiba Medical Systems 12/29/2015
Avita Medical Sells Respiratory Business for $2.64 Million 12/28/2015
USMD Health System Announces The Sale Of Its Lithotripsy Division To United Medical Systems 12/28/2015
ULURU Acquiring 75 Pct Ownership of Altrazeal Trading GmbH 12/28/2015
Takeda (TKPYY) Provides Further Information About Its New Business Venture With Teva (TEVA) 12/28/2015
Tribute Schedules Special Shareholder Meeting For February 1, 2016 12/28/2015
Sunshine Biopharma, Inc. Acquires All Remaining Worldwide Patents For Its Adva-27a Anticancer Compound 12/28/2015
DiagnoCure (CUR) Announces The Execution of an Asset Purchase Agreement With Hologic (HOLX) 12/28/2015
RestorGenex (RESX) and Diffusion Pharma Merge to Form Wholly-Owned Oncology Subsidiary 12/28/2015
Baxalta (BXLT) Playing Hard to Get as Shire (SHPG) Sweetens Deal 12/28/2015
Amgen (AMGN) Acquires MediGene AG (MDGEF.PK) Spinoff Catherex for $10.5 Million Upfront 12/23/2015
CryoLife (CRY) Agrees to Acquire On-X Life Technologies for $130 Million 12/23/2015
PDI (PDII) Completes Sale, Changes Name to Interpace Diagnostics Group 12/23/2015
Neogen Corporation (NEOG) Acquires Rodenticide Assets 12/23/2015
Luna Innovations, Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) to Buyout of Med Shape-Sensing Technology for $9 Million 12/23/2015
Vertice Pharma Completes Acquisition Of VistaPharm 12/23/2015
WuXi AppTec Denies Issuing Press Release Regarding Great Basin Scientific 12/23/2015
Martin Health System Unveils Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot 12/23/2015
Nuvo Research (NRI.TO) Reacquires Pliaglis North American Development And Marketing Rights 12/22/2015
Avacen Medical Engages Investment Banker to Locate Purchaser to Acquire the Company 12/22/2015
Galil Medical Tender Offer To Acquire Perseon Expires 12/22/2015
QPharma, Inc. Announces Acquisition Of Qforma 12/22/2015
Atossa Genetics, Inc. (ATOS) Completes Sale Of Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary The National Reference Laboratory For Breast Health, Inc. 12/22/2015
Shanghai Kehua Acquires Italian IVD Maker In $31.5 Million Deal 12/22/2015
Cleveland Biolabs Inc. (CBLI) And Rusnano Make Additional Investments In Panacela 12/22/2015
GENEWIZ, Inc. Acquires The Genomic Services Business Of Beckman Coulter, Inc. (BEC) 12/21/2015
CANTABio And Gardedam Therapeutics Complete Merger To Tackle Development Of Novel Therapeutics For Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Disease 12/21/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Does Late Holiday Shopping, Buys Two HIV Asset Programs from Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) For Up to $2 Billion 12/18/2015
Ligand (LGND) Acquires Bay Area Antibody Drug Discovery Firm OMT for $178 Million 12/18/2015
The Medicines Company (MDCO) to Sell Its Hemostatis Portfolio to Mallinckrodt (MNK) in Deal Worth $410 Million 12/18/2015
Alimera Sciences (ALIM) Exploring Strategic Options, Sources Say 12/18/2015
Midatech Bags Galena Biopharma  (GALE)'s Zuplenz in ~$29.75 Million Deal 12/18/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Takes 55% Stake in Acerta Pharma for $4 Billion with Option to Buy Rest for Another $3 Billion 12/18/2015
BTG plc (BTG.L) Chief Scours for Next Deals as Lung Device Bet Pays Off 12/18/2015
Halma Snaps Up Visiometrics in £91.2 Million Deal 12/18/2015
BioGenerator Invests In $1.2 Million Round For Ag Tech Company, S4 12/18/2015
Fast-Growing Abiomed (ABMD) Buys Entire Danvers HQ for $16.5 Million 12/17/2015
WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation Acquires Bactine, The Highly Trusted First Aid Antiseptic Brand 12/17/2015
ALPHAEON Closes Acquisition Of LensAR 12/17/2015
Perrigo (PRGO) Acquires Generic Retin-A Portfolio, Furthering Rx "Extended Topicals" Strategy 12/17/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Beefs Up Respiratory Biz with $575 Million Takeda (TKPYY) Deal 12/16/2015
Amgen (AMGN) Reclaims Drug Rights from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Plan to Grow Internationally 12/16/2015
Toshiba Medical Systems Denies Rumored Sale of Medical Business 12/16/2015