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Biotech/Pharma - Mergers and Acquisitions
Ethicon (JNJ) Announces Agreement To Acquire Torax Medical 2/17/2017
SAGE Therapeutics (SAGE) Boss Gets Overenthusiastic About Drug, Walks Back Discussion of M&A Activity 2/17/2017
M Pharmaceuticals Announces Acquisition Of Assets From 40 JS LLC 2/17/2017
Why Investors Are Betting Big Against Gilead (GILD)'s Possible Acquisition Candidate Intercept Pharma (ICPT) 2/17/2017
Executive Management Team Members Increase Their Holdings In Medivir (MVRBF) 2/17/2017
Alexion (ALXN)'s Bloated Blockbuster Deal Still Haunts 2/17/2017
Cantel Medical (CMN) To Expand Direct Sales Operations In Australia 2/17/2017
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) May Be on the Market, But Pfizer (PFE) Probably Won't Bite 2/16/2017
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Could Finally Go on the Market; Rumored Suitors Include Gilead (GILD), Pfizer (PFE), Novartis AG (NVS) and Roche (RHHBY) 2/16/2017
Amygdala Acquires GS-6637 From Gilead (GILD) 2/16/2017
Catalent (CTLT) Completes Accucaps Acquisition To Expand Softgel Development And Manufacturing Capabilities And Capacity 2/16/2017
Kalytera Therapeutics Completes Acquisition Of Talent Biotechs 2/16/2017
So Close, Yet So Far Away: How Sanofi (SNY) Lost to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) in the Epic $30 Billion Battle for Actelion (ALIOF.PK) 2/16/2017
Takeda (TKPYY) Completes Acquisition Of Ariad (ARIA) 2/16/2017
All Signs Have Gilead (GILD) Gearing Up for a Much-Needed Acquisition 2/15/2017
Former Celgene (CELG) and Medtronic (MDT) CEOs Just Acquired This Maryland Biotech 2/15/2017
Pfizer (PFE) Quietly Takes 16.4% Stake in This SoCal Medtech Firm 2/15/2017
Deal Spree Continues as Allergan (AGN) Inks $2.47 Billion Deal for This Bay Area Biotech 2/15/2017
Hill-Rom Completes Acquisition Of Mortara 2/15/2017
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Completes Acquisition Of Finesse Solutions 2/15/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Gets a $1.045 Billion Cash Offer for Its Neurosurgery Device Biz 2/15/2017
Cosmos Holdings, Inc. Acquires Decahedron Ltd. 2/15/2017
Struggling Teva (TEVA) Mulls Over Sale, Spinoff of Branded Generics Biz 2/14/2017
Hologic (HOLX) Takes Out Cynosure (CYNO) in $1.65 Billion Deal 2/14/2017
Quotient Clinical Announces Second U.S. Acquisition: QS Pharma 2/14/2017
Why Sought-After Tesaro (TSRO)'s Rumored Sale Could Bring in $200 Per Share 2/13/2017
Sanofi (SNY) Unloads Five OTC Drugs to Ipsen (IPN.PA) for $88 Million to Pave Way for Boehringer Ingelheim Deal 2/13/2017
Prollenium Medical Technologies Acquires Rights To Distribute Selphyl 2/13/2017
Kitov (KTOV) Announces Settlement Agreement With Minority Shareholder Of Recently Acquired Tyrnovo 2/13/2017
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Receives Early Termination Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period For Acquisition Of Finesse Solutions, Inc. 2/13/2017
Apax Partners in Talks to Buy Israel's Syneron Medical (ELOS) for $350-$400 Million 2/13/2017
Karolinska Development AB Divests Its Holding In Inhalation Sciences 2/13/2017
STADA Arzneimittel (STAGn.DE) Hits a Record High After Receiving Two Takeover Proposals, Including a $3.7 Billion Bid From Cinven 2/13/2017
Massachusetts' Tesaro (TSRO) Being Wooed by Multiple Suitors 2/10/2017
Kitov (KTOV) Announces Settlement Agreement With Minority Shareholder Of Recently Acquired TyrNovo 2/10/2017
Drug Giant Pfizer (PFE) Bounces Back From Allergan (AGN) Setback By Buying, Buying, Buying 2/10/2017
Jaguar Animal Health Enters Binding Agreement Of Terms To Merge With Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2/9/2017
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (GNBT) Provides Update On Deal To Acquire Controlling Equity Interest In Emmaus Life Sciences 2/9/2017
Unlike Many of Its Peers, Allergan (AGN) Beats Forecast and Is on the Hunt for More M&A Deals 2/9/2017
LabCorp (LH) Makes $8 Billion+ Proposal to CRO PPD (PPDI) 2/8/2017
Despite Losing Out on Actelion (ALIOF.PK), Sanofi (SNY) in No Hurry to Make Deals 2/8/2017
Integrated DNA Technologies Acquires Oligo Manufacturing Business Of GeneWorks 2/8/2017
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Incoming CEO Preps for Deals, R&D Decisions on New Drugs 2/7/2017
Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride: Acadia (ACAD) Moves Higher on Takeover Speculation 2/7/2017
AMETEK (AME) Acquires Rauland-Borg Corporation 2/7/2017
Sonendo Acquires PIPStek LLC 2/7/2017
Espero Pharma Acquires DURLAZA (aspirin) Extended Release Capsules For Secondary Prevention Of Stroke And Acute Cardiac Events 2/7/2017
Cash-Rich Amgen (AMGN) Joins the M&A Hunt for Big and Small Deals 2/6/2017
ICU Medical (ICUI) Completes The Acquisition Of Hospira Infusion Systems From Pfizer (PFE) 2/6/2017
Quotient Clinical Expands Into U.S.A. Through Acquisition Of Seaview Research, The Specialist Clinical Pharmacology Business 2/6/2017
Malin Corporation (MLC.IR) Takes 32% Stake in Yale Spinout Artizan Biosciences 2/6/2017
Pfizer (PFE) Turns to JPMorgan to Explore $2 Billion Sale of Certain Assets 2/3/2017
UV-Cap GmbH & Co KG Acquires Scil Proteins GmbH, Company Will Be Renamed Navigo Proteins 2/3/2017
5 Highlights From Pfizer (PFE)'s 4th Quarter Conference Call 2/2/2017
Vascular Solutions (VASC) Shareholders Sue to Stop Teleflex Inc. (TFX)'s $1 Billion Buyout Deal 2/2/2017
PAREXEL (PRXL) Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Medical Affairs Company 2/2/2017
Long Rumored to be a Takeover Target, Mead Johnson in Talks to be Bought for Almost $17 Billion 2/2/2017
Cytokinetics (CYTK) Grabs a $100 Million Deal for Heart Drug With Royalty Pharma 2/2/2017
2 New Names Emerge as Possible Buyout Candidates for M&A Hungry Gilead (GILD) 2/1/2017
Roche (RHHBY) Not Looking to Unload Its Diabetes Biz After Rumors it May Exit 2/1/2017
Acelity Completes Sale Of LifeCell Corporation To Allergan (AGN) 2/1/2017
Exactech (EXAC) Announces Divestiture Of Spine Assets And Restructuring Charges 2/1/2017
Grifols (GRFS) Closes The Acquisition Of Hologic (HOLX)'s Share Of NAT Donor Screening Unit For USD 1,850 Million 2/1/2017
Exactech (EXAC) Divests Spine Assets, Will Restructure 2/1/2017
Patheon (PTHN) Announces Completion Of Its Acquisition Of State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Site 2/1/2017
Phoenix Life Sciences To Acquire Phoenix Bio Pharmaceuticals 2/1/2017
Allergan (AGN) Successfully Completes LifeCell Corporation Acquisition 2/1/2017
Hologic (HOLX) Completes Divestiture of Blood Screening Business 2/1/2017
Cello Health Acquires Defined Health 2/1/2017
Strategic Alternatives Can Be Scary! This is What Massachusetts' Cerulean (CERU) is Exploring 2/1/2017
Struggling to Keep Its Head Above Water: Ophthotech (OPHT) to Review Strategic Alternatives and Shake Up C-Suite 2/1/2017
3 Possible Buyout Targets in Biotech Land 1/31/2017
How Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Went From Potential Mega-Acquirer to Vulnerable Mega-Target 1/31/2017
Ipsen (IPN.PA) To Acquire Primary Care Platform In Italy From Akkadeas Pharma 1/31/2017
Spero Acquires Next Generation Antibacterial Candidates From Pro Bono Bio For Treatment Of Multidrug-Resistant, Gram-Negative Infections 1/31/2017
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Completes Sale Of Its Nuclear Imaging Business To IBA Molecular For Approximately $690 Million 1/30/2017
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Unloads Intrathecal Therapy Biz for About $203 Million 1/30/2017
Facebook Chief, Chan Charity Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup to Battle Disease 1/27/2017
It's Finally Happening: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Pays $30 Billion for Actelion (ALIOF.PK), Will Spin Off R&D Unit With $1 Billion Cash 1/27/2017
Celgene (CELG) Bangs Out Deal Worth $775 Million for Kendall Square Startup Delinia 1/27/2017
How a Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Corporate Jet Had Hedge Funds Betting Big on an Actelion (ALIOF.PK) Deal 1/27/2017
Incyte (INCY) Who? Why This Biotech Would Give Gilead (GILD) a Bang for Its Buck 1/27/2017
Porton USA To Acquire J-STAR Research To Expand Its Research And Development Capabilities 1/27/2017
Jiangsu Nhwa Pharmaceutical Acquires China Rights To Emergency Treatment For Blood Loss 1/27/2017
venBio Release: Company Releases Presentation Detailing Urgent Case For Change At Immunomedics (IMMU) 1/26/2017
How Howard Root Guided Vascular Solutions (VASC) to a $1 Billion Buyout Deal 1/26/2017
Social Media Rumors of Juno (JUNO) Acquisition Cause Stock Jitters 1/26/2017
Watch Out! Novartis AG (NVS) Hungry for Small Takeover Targets With Early-Stage Drugs 1/26/2017
After Losing Out on Actelion (ALIOF.PK), Deal-Hungry Sanofi (SNY) Sets Eyes on This Massachusetts Biotech 1/26/2017
3 Biotechs Most Likely to be Taken Out in 2017 1/25/2017
Abbott (ABT) Release: European Commission (EC) Clears Company Acquisition Of Alere (ALR) 1/25/2017
Why Celgene (CELG) Should Consider Buying Rival Biogen (BIIB) 1/24/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Mulls Over Options for Diabetes Care Businesses 1/24/2017
Struggling MannKind (MNKD) Sells HQ for $17.3 Million 1/24/2017
Leap Therapeutics, Macrocure (MCUR) Release: Companies Complete Merger Transaction 1/24/2017
Vention Medical Release: Company Acquires Lithotech Medical 1/24/2017
Bruker Corporation Release: Company Announces Acquisition Of Nanoindenting Leader Hysitron 1/24/2017
Intrexon (XON) Release: Company To Acquire GenVec (GNVC) To Expand Industry-Leading Gene Delivery Platform 1/24/2017
From Tenant to Owner: Cash-Rich Regeneron (REGN) Pays $720 Million for HQ 1/24/2017
M Pharmaceuticals Release: Company Announces Strategy To Seek Distribution Partners For Their Patented Technologies To Deliver Phytoestrogens For The Treatment Of The Symptoms Of Menopause 1/24/2017
ViewRay Incorporated Release: Private Japanese Hospital Purchases Company MRIdian System 1/24/2017
Teijin Pharma Release: Company To Take Over Implantable Medical Product Company Of Takiron (TYO) To Expand Bone-Connecting Material Business 1/24/2017
Who Might or Might Not Buy Regeneron (REGN), And Why 1/23/2017
Omicia Release: Company Acquires Bioinformatics Innovator Spiral Genetics 1/23/2017
PixarBio Release: Massachusetts Biotech Terminates $77 Million InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV) Bid 1/23/2017
Easton Pharmaceuticals (OP: EAPH) Release: Company Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Major Vaporizer And E-Liquids Manufacturer iBliss Inc. 1/23/2017
Medigus (MDGS.TA) Release: Company Receives First Purchase Order For MUSE In Italy 1/23/2017
Macrocure (MCUR) Release: Biotech And Leap Therapeutics Complete Merger 1/23/2017
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (GNBT) Release: Company Announces Deal To Acquire Controlling Equity Interest In Emmaus Life Sciences 1/23/2017
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (GNBT) Release: Company Announces Closing Of Acquisition Of Controlling Equity Interest In Hema Diagnostic Systems 1/23/2017
A Peek Behind the Curtain of the Ariad (ARIA)-Takeda (TKPYY) Deal 1/20/2017
Investors Frustrated as Sanofi (SNY) CEO Fails to Make a M&A Deal 1/20/2017
Accriva Diagnostics Release: Company Acquired By Werfen Group And Instrumentation Laboratory Company 1/20/2017
Ethicon (JNJ) Release: Company Announces Acquisition Of MEGADYNE 1/20/2017
Werfen Group Release: Company And Instrumentation Laboratory Company Acquire Accriva Diagnostics, Expanding Leadership In Point-Of-Care Testing 1/20/2017
Cytori (CYTX) Release: San Diego Biotech Scoops Up Azaya Therapeutics in Deal Worth $170 Million 1/20/2017
Kalytera Therapeutics Release: Company Enters Into Binding Letter Of Intent To Acquire Talent Biotechs And Its Phase 2 Clinical-Stage Graft Versus Host Disease Program 1/20/2017
Ginkgo Bioworks Release: Company Acquires Leading Synthetic DNA Provider Gen9 1/20/2017
RMX Acquires China Rights To Novel Antibiotic From LegoChem Biosciences 1/20/2017
Telix Pharma Release: Company Acquires Glioblastoma Program From Therapeia GmbH & Co. KG 1/19/2017
Trump Can Lower Drug Prices By U.S. Government Purchase Of Drug Companies 1/19/2017
PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) Release: Company And Altimmune Announce Merger To Create Immunotherapeutics Company Targeting Infectious Diseases 1/19/2017
Ethypharm Release: Company Acquires Martindale Pharma In The UK 1/19/2017
WuXi AppTec Release: Company Acquires Biology Focused R&D Service Leader HD Biosciences Co., Ltd 1/19/2017
Massachusetts' CoLucid Pharma (CLCD) Surges on $960 Million Eli Lilly (LLY) Buyout Deal 1/19/2017
Why the Government Should Pay $156 Billion to Own Gilead (GILD) 1/18/2017
Allergan (AGN) Coughs Up $15 Million for Failing to Disclose Merger Talks With Actavis (ACT) 1/18/2017
Amatsigroup Release: Company Acquires Disposable-Lab And Enhances Its Leadership In Development Services For Injectable Drug Products 1/18/2017
RainDance Technologies Release: Company To Be Sold To Bio-Rad (BIO) 1/16/2017
Bio-Rad (BIO) Release: Company To Acquire RainDance Technologies And Droplet Intellectual Property 1/16/2017
Eisai Company (ESALY.PK) Release: Transfer Of Rights To Insomia Treatment / Anaesthesia Induction Agent Flunitrazepam In Japan 1/16/2017
Sanpower Release: Week in Review: China's Company Pays $820 For Provenge, a Prostate Immunotherapy 1/16/2017
JPM17: Surprise! Pfizer (PFE) is Still Deal Hungry for M&As After Medivation (MDVN) 1/16/2017
Here's a Look at Allergan (AGN)'s Opportunity in NASH 1/16/2017
Kitov (KTOV) Jumps Headfirst Into Immuno-Oncology With the Acquisition of TyrNovo 1/13/2017
VWR International, Inc. (VWR) Release: Company Acquires Seastar Chemicals Inc. 1/12/2017
After Ariad (ARIA), These 3 Drug Cancer Firms Could be Taken Out Next 1/12/2017
Cosmetic Giant L'Oreal Pays $1.3 Billion for Three Skincare Brands From Valeant (VRX) 1/11/2017
Phoenix Life Sciences Release: Pharma Terminates Merger With MediJane Holdings 1/11/2017
JPM17: Eli Lilly (LLY) Not Looking for a Mega-Merger But Stays Open to Other M&A Deals 1/11/2017
Debt-Ridden Valeant (VRX) Offloads Dendreon (DNDN) for $819.9 Million Cash 1/11/2017
How Gilead (GILD) Can Spend Its $32 Billion Stockpile to Reignite Investor Optimism 1/11/2017
Integra LifeSciences (IART) Scoops Up Derma Sciences (DSCI) in $204 Million Deal 1/11/2017
Cambridge's Merrimack (MACK) Slashes 80% of Workforce, Sells Off Cancer Drugs in $1.025 Billion Deal 1/10/2017
JPM17: Vertex (VRTX) Game Plan for Growth in 2017 1/10/2017
Hill-Rom Pays $330 Milion Cash for Mortara, a Leader in Diagnostic Cardiology and Patient Monitoring Technology 1/10/2017
LabCorp (LH) Release: Life Sci To Acquire Assets Of Mount Sinai Health System Clinical Outreach Laboratories 1/10/2017
Pharmaron LLC Release: CRO Acquires Xceleron 1/10/2017
Sanofi (SNY) Sees No Opening to Actelion (ALIOF.PK) Talks After Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Steps Back in 1/10/2017
ForSight VISION4 Release: Biotech Announces Acquisition By Roche (RHHBY) 1/10/2017
M Pharmaceuticals Release: Pharma Announces Plans On Expanding Distribution Of Successful OTC 1/10/2017
PENTAX Medical Release: Device Company Expands Interventional Endoscopy Offering With Acquisition Of C2 Therapeutics 1/10/2017
Takeda (TKPYY) Swallows Up Struggling Ariad (ARIA) in $5.2 Billion Deal 1/10/2017
Gilead (GILD)'s New Hire Fuels Talk of an Acquisition 1/9/2017
Mast Therapeutics (MSTX) And Savara Sign Merger Agreement 1/9/2017
RXi Pharma (RXII) Completes Acquisition Of MirImmune Inc. And Appoints New Chief Business Officer 1/9/2017
BioDelivery (BDSI) Closes Transaction To Reacquire License To BELBUCA From Endo Pharma (ENDP) 1/9/2017
QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN) Enhances Bioinformatics Portfolio With Acquisition Of OmicSoft 1/9/2017
Mylan (MYL) Acquires Cold-EEZE Brand To Further Expand OTC Business 1/9/2017
Celgene (CELG) Grabs Option to Take Over Anokion in $55 Million Deal 1/9/2017
Teva (TEVA) Announces Completion Of Sale Of UK And Ireland Actavis (ACT) Assets And Operations Following European Commission Approval 1/9/2017
Allergan (AGN) Enters Parkinson's Disease Through Option Arrangement With Lysosomal Therapeutics For Its Potential First-In-Class Breakthrough Compounds 1/9/2017
This is Why Actelion (ALIOF.PK) Canceled Its Appearance at the J.P. Morgan Conference Next Week 1/6/2017
5 Biotechs That Could be Big Takeover Targets in 2017 1/6/2017
Rumors Have Pfizer (PFE) Eyeing This SoCal Biotech 1/6/2017
Embattled Theranos Gets a New Landlord 1/6/2017
OncoGenex (OGXI) And Achieve Life Science, Inc. Announce Definitive Merger Agreement 1/6/2017
Novanta (GSIG) To Acquire The RFID Assets Of Trimble 1/6/2017
Invitae Acquires Patient-Centered Data Company AltaVoice, Creating New Offerings To Advance Research And Access To Care For Patients With Inherited And Rare Diseases 1/6/2017
Pfizer (PFE) Unloads Last Remaining Piece of Its Broadway Triangle Site in New York for $28 Million 1/6/2017
Open Therapeutics Buys Majority Stake Of Pilus Energy Subsidiary From Tauriga (TAUG) 1/6/2017
SoCal Biotech Arena (ARNA) Officially Bails on Weight Loss Drug to Focus on New Products 1/5/2017
Abbott (ABT) Completes The Acquisition Of St. Jude Medical (STJ) 1/5/2017
Trividia Health Announces Strategic Acquisition Of Freedom Meditech 1/5/2017
Shire (SHPG) Sells RNA Therapy Program to RaNA Therapeutics for Stake in Company 1/4/2017
Novartis AG (NVS) Rumored to Be Buying Intercept Pharma (ICPT) 1/4/2017
7 Juicy Acquisition Targets in Biopharma for 2017 1/4/2017
Nivalis (NVLS) Begins Exploring Strategic Alternatives and Streamlining Ops After Clinical Trial Setback 1/4/2017
Acura Pharma (ACUR) Exploring Strategic Alternatives, Including a Possible Sale 1/4/2017
MilliporeSigma Acquires BioControl To Strengthen Position In Food Safety Testing 1/4/2017
PolyPeptide Group Completes Acquisition Of Lonza Group (LZAGY.PK)'s Peptides Business And Operations In Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium 1/4/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s DePuy Synthes Buys Technology From Interventional Spine for Undisclosed Sum 1/4/2017
Bruker Corporation Announces Acquisition of CMO InVivo Biotech to Expand Business 1/4/2017
PixarBio CEO Makes $77 Million Takeover Bid for His Old Company InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV) 1/4/2017
Custopharm Acquires Two ANDA Pharmaceutical Products From Perrigo (PRGO) 1/4/2017
Bruker Corporation Announces Acquisition Of SCiLS GmbH To Advance MALDI Imaging Software Solutions For Life Science, Pharma And Pathology Research Applications 1/4/2017
China Cord Blood Receives Notice Of Entry Into Conditional Sale Agreement 1/4/2017
Bayer (BAY) Demonstrates Commitment To Cattle Producers Through Acquisition Of Cydectin Product Line 1/4/2017
Malin Corporation (MLC.IR) Announces Investment In Cilatus BioPharma AG 1/4/2017
Indicia Production Acquires METIS Biotechnologies 1/3/2017
Abbott (ABT) Acquisition of St. Jude Medical (STJ) Set to Close This Week 1/3/2017
5 December 2016 Deals That Fueled Big Biotech Run-Ups On Wall Street 1/3/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Deal Could Break Up Actelion (ALIOF.PK) Into Two Companies 1/3/2017
Flamel Technologies Completes Cross-Border Merger And Becomes Avadel Pharma (FLML) 1/3/2017
Abbott (ABT) Acquisition of St. Jude Medical (STJ) Set to Close on January 4, 2017 12/30/2016
Apollo Endosurgery Completes Merger With Lpath (LPTN); Initiates Trading on NASDAQ as ‘APEN’ 12/30/2016
Abbott (ABT)’s $25B St. Jude Medical (STJ) Tie-up Approved in China 12/30/2016
Golden Meditech To Sell Its Equity Interest In China Cord Blood For Cash Consideration Of RMB5.764 Billion 12/30/2016
Eurofins Acquires Villapharma In Spain 12/29/2016
Boehringer Ingelheim to Sell Off Animal Health Products to Enable Sanofi (SNY) Swap 12/29/2016