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Biotech/Pharma - Mergers and Acquisitions
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Puts 'For Sale' Sign on U.S. HQ 8/26/2016
Alere (ALR) Drags Abbott (ABT) to Court to Force Completion of $5.8 Billion Deal 8/26/2016
Transition Therapeutics (TTH.TO) Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Opko Health (OPK) 8/26/2016
Just Days after a $14 Billion Medivation (MDVN) Buy, Pfizer (PFE) Buys AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s Antibiotics Business for $1.5 Billion-Plus 8/25/2016
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Selling Nuclear Imaging Biz to IBA Molecular in $690 Million Deal 8/24/2016
ProMetic Life Sci (PFSCF.PK) Takes Out Telesta (TSX:TST) in All Share Transaction 8/24/2016
A Look at the Winners and Losers of Medivation (MDVN)'s $14 Billion Pfizer (PFE) Buyout Deal 8/23/2016
6 Hot Biotech Acquisition Targets 8/23/2016
SoCal's Sophiris Bio (SPHS) Evaluating Options, Will Not Pursue New Clinical Trials Unless New Financing is Obtained 8/23/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Scoops Sanofi (SNY) With $14 Billion Buyout Deal for Medivation (MDVN) 8/23/2016
Cinven to Acquire BioClinica in $1.4 Billion Deal 8/23/2016
Rumors Again Swirl Over BioMarin (BMRN) Being a Possible Plan B for Sanofi (SNY) 8/23/2016
Metabolix Announces $10 Million Binding Letter Of Intent For Sale Of Biopolymer Assets To CJ Cheiljedang 8/23/2016
BioCardia Signs Merger Agreement With Tiger X Medical Secures Funding To Support Further Development Of Cardiamp Cell Therapy System For The Treatment Of Heart Failure 8/23/2016
BioStem Technologies Acquires Their First FDA Approved Branded Generic Drug (ANDA) -- Granisol Oral Solution 8/23/2016
Cyon Acquires World-Wide Rights To An Anti-PCSK9 Antibody For Use In Severe Infection And Sepsis 8/23/2016
Apple (AAPL) Takes Out Tiny Medical Startup Glimpse 8/23/2016
LabCorp (LH)’s Acquisition Of Sequenom (SQNM) Clears Antitrust Review 8/23/2016
Cinven Nears Deal to Acquire BioClinica for $1.3 Billion 8/22/2016
Rio Grande Neurosciences Backs Out of $22 Million Endonovo Buyout Deal 8/22/2016
Presbia Bags Patent Portfolio for the Presbia Flexivue Microlens 8/22/2016
Korean Firms Acquire Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)’s U.S. HQ for $305 Million 8/19/2016
Toshiba Medical Systems Joins Fray to Buy Takeda (TKPYY)'s Chemical Unit 8/19/2016
San Diego's Illumina (ILMN) Jumps on Report of Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) $30 Billion Offer 8/19/2016
Canadian Medical Technology Company Laborie Medical Technologies to Become New Subsidiary 8/19/2016
Martin Shkreli's Former Firm Retrophin (RTRX) Considering Acquisition of Bay Area's Raptor (RPTP), Deal Could be Worth $589 Million+ 8/18/2016
Mayne Pharma Pays $50 Million to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for Portfolio Of Dermatology Foam Products and Assets 8/18/2016
Merck & Co. (MRK)'s Sale of Legacy Products in India Hints at Restructuring 8/18/2016
StemCells (STEM) CEO, CFO and Three Directors Stepped Down the Day of Microbot Merger That Boosted Stock Sevenfold 8/18/2016
Merck & Co. (MRK) Throws Hat Into Ring for Medivation (MDVN) 8/17/2016
Suitors Like Carlyle Group, Hitachi (HIT) and Permira Line Up for Takeda (TKPYY)'s $1 Billion Unit 8/17/2016
Perrigo (PRGO) To Acquire U.S. Distributor Of Healthcare & Consumer Goods Products, Geiss, Destin & Dunn 8/17/2016
Biopharm Services Ltd. Acquires Key Intellectual Property And Human Resource Assets Of Bioanalytical Laboratory Services 8/17/2016
SASMAR Announces Acquisition Of Aquatrove Biosciences 8/17/2016
Rasna Therapeutics Completes Reverse Merger And Becomes A Publicly Traded Company 8/17/2016
Molex To Acquire Phillips-Medisize Corporation 8/17/2016
A Gilead (GILD) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Merger—Let Us Count the Ways 8/16/2016
Sorrento (SRNE)'s Subsidiary Scintilla Pharma Snapped Up Semnur for $200 Million 8/16/2016
Sterigenics And Its Subsidiary Nordion Enter Into Agreement To Acquire REVISS Services 8/16/2016
Piramal Enterprises Enters Into An Agreement To Acquire Ash Stevens Inc., A US Based CDMO For High Potency APIs (HPAPIs) 8/16/2016
StemCells (STEM) and Microbot Medical Ltd. Announce Strategic Merger 8/16/2016
Merz North America Acquires Aesthetics Medical Device Company ON Light Sciences 8/16/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Goes Full Steam Ahead With Its Acquire-to-Expand Strategy, Big Buy Could Prevent a Split 8/15/2016
Lonza Inc. to Buy InterHealth for as Much as $300 Million in Health Push 8/15/2016
NeuroVive (NVP) Completes 10 Percent Acquisition Of Isomerase Therapeutics 8/15/2016
Zimmer Biomet Acquires CD Diagnostics 8/15/2016
Struggling Eleven Bio (EBIO) Explores Sale of the Company 8/12/2016
Radius Health (RDUS) May Be Acquisition Target for Shire (SHPG) Based on Its Osteoporosis Pipeline 8/12/2016
Allergan (AGN) Bags Bay Area's ForSight VISION5 in $95 Million+ Deal 8/12/2016
Flamel Technologies (FLML) Announces Shareholder Approval Of Cross-Border Merger 8/12/2016
Sartorius Stedim Biotech Acquires kSep Systems for $28 Million 8/12/2016
Covidien (COV) Spinout Mallinckrodt (MNK) to Acquire Skin Substitute Developer Stratatech 8/11/2016
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Reacquires Rights to ASLAN002 (BMS777607) From ASLAN in $60 Million+ Deal 8/10/2016
Allergan (AGN)'s Brent Saunders Denies Interest in Biogen (BIIB) or Big M&A 8/10/2016
Valeant (VRX) Receiving Interest for Core Assets, Though the Company is Not Actively Shopping Them 8/10/2016
Baxter International (BAX), Torrent Pharma and Others Reportedly in Talks to Acquire CLARIS U.S. Injectables Unit 8/10/2016
Education Key To Sector Growth: MTPConnect Signs MoU With ARCS 8/10/2016
Daniel Alain Life Science Acquires Intellectual Property Rights From Applied Biology 8/10/2016
Pair of Private Equity Players Prep Nearly $1 Billion Offering of Zimmer Biomet Shares 8/10/2016
Takeover Rumors Swirl Again as AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Stock Hits Pfizer (PFE)'s 2014 Bid Price 8/9/2016
Abbott (ABT) Still Wants to Break Up With Alere (ALR) Even After Financials Have Been Released 8/9/2016
As Debt Repayments Loom, Valeant (VRX) Divests Ruconest Rights to Pharming Group (PHGUF.PK) for $125 Million 8/9/2016
San Diego's MEI Pharma (MEIP) Bags Cancer Deal Worth $464 Million With Helsinn 8/9/2016
Evidera To Join PPD (PPDI), Creating The Global Leader In Real-World Research 8/9/2016
LabCorp (LH) Commences Cash Tender Offer For All Outstanding Shares Of Sequenom (SQNM) 8/9/2016
Nichi-Iko Announces Expiration Of HSR Waiting Period For Proposed Acquisition Of Sagent Pharma 8/9/2016
Celgene (CELG) Passes on Option-to-Buy $600 Million Deal for Boston's Acetylon 8/8/2016
Momenta (MNTA) Stock Jumps at Good News/Bad News—Buyout Rumors and Failed Trial 8/8/2016
Valeant (VRX)'s Constipation Drug Relistor Attracts Interest From Rivals, Sale Could Bring In $400-$500 Million 8/8/2016
Allergan (AGN) CEO Says No Need to Do ‘Big M&A’ as Sales Fall Short 8/8/2016
Sorrento (SRNE) Subsidiary Pays $70 Million in Stock for Scilex 8/8/2016
Perrigo (PRGO) Completes The Divestiture Of Its Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements Business To IVC 8/8/2016
Zoetis (ZTS) Makes $80 Million Buy to Extend Its Pipeline in Diagnostics 8/8/2016
Despite Skepticism, Biogen (BIIB) Stock Explodes After Merck & Co. (MRK) and Allergan (AGN) Takeover Speculation 8/5/2016
Mylan (MYL) Completes Acquisition Of MEDA 8/5/2016
Biogen (BIIB) Not Pursuing an Acquisition, Says Source 8/4/2016
Innospec (IOSP) Bags Huntsman's European Surfactants Biz for $225 Million 8/4/2016
Mayne Pharma Commits $80 Million to North Carolina Expansion After Acquiring 42 Products from Allergan (AGN), Teva (TEVA) 8/4/2016
Avara Picks Up Astellas (ALPMY)' U.S. Manufacturing Facility 8/4/2016
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPH) Purchases International Medication Systems (UK) Limited From UCB Pharma (UCBJF.PK) 8/4/2016
Myriad Genetics (MYGN) Pays $225 Milllion for Fast-Growing Startup Assurex Health 8/4/2016
Speculation Heats Up on Whether a Spin-Off Could be in Gilead (GILD)'s Future 8/3/2016
Teva (TEVA) Coughs Up $500 Million for Allergan (AGN)'s Distribution Biz 8/3/2016
Velocity Fund Partners Release: Philadelphia CRO Acquired By Investment Fund; Relaunched InClinica Poised For Global Growth 8/3/2016
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) CEO Stays Mum as Rumors Swirl Over a Possible Novartis AG (NVS) Takeover Bid 8/2/2016
Bio-Techne (TECH) Completed Its Acquisition Of Advanced Cell Diagnostics 8/2/2016
Cantel Medical (CMN) Pays $52.5 Million Cash for Accutron 8/2/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Digs Deeper Into Gene Therapy With $150 Million Buy 8/1/2016
PE Firm Takes a 50% Stake in inVentiv Health (VTIV), Valuing the Company at $3.8 Billion 8/1/2016
Orexigen (OREX) Completes Acquisition Of All U.S. Rights To Contrave And Launches U.S. Sales Organization 8/1/2016
CRF Health Acquires Entra Health, A Global Leader In Digital Health Solutions 8/1/2016
Newly Rebranded BTC Network Expands With Acquisition Of Novex Medical Research 8/1/2016
Shepard Vision, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Of Nichi-Iko Commences All-Cash Tender Offer Of $21.75 Net Per Share To Acquire All Outstanding Shares Of Sagent Pharma 8/1/2016
National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) And The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) Complete Merger To Form The Parkinson’s Foundation 8/1/2016
National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) And The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) Complete Merger To Form The Parkinson's Foundation 8/1/2016
CureDuchenne's Early Stage Investment In Bamboo Therapeutics Accelerates Gene Therapy For Duchenne, Bamboo Acquired By Pfizer (PFE) 8/1/2016
Sanofi (SNY) Even More Determined to Wrap Up Medivation (MDVN) Deal as Earnings Drop 7/29/2016
After $371 Million Merger, What's Next for LabCorp (LH) and Sequenom (SQNM)? 7/29/2016
More Reasons for Abbott (ABT) to Walk Away as Alere (ALR) Faces Criminal Probe Over Medicare, Medicaid Billing 7/28/2016
Fosun Pharma to Buy India's Gland Pharma in $1.26 Billion Deal 7/28/2016
Mylan (MYL) Receives U.S. FTC Clearance For Proposed MEDA Acquisition 7/28/2016
Relief Therapeutics Announces Signing of a Term Sheet to Acquire FirstString Research, Inc. 7/28/2016
Derma Sciences (DSCI) Shells Out $77.8 Million for BioD 7/28/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Snaps Up Cosman Medical to Beef Up Chronic Pain Biz 7/28/2016
BioPharm Executive: Could It Get Any Worse? 7/27/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Bets $230 Million on Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Asthma Drug 7/27/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Wins Bid; Buys BIND Therapeutics (BIND) Bankruptcy Assets for $40 Million 7/27/2016
Icagen, Inc. (ICGN) Acquires Nanion 's SyncroPatch384 High-Throughput Electrophysiology Platform 7/27/2016
Mission Pharmacal Company Expands Dermatology Commitment With The Acquisition Of GlyDerm 7/27/2016
CR Sanjiu Pharma Acquires Shenghuo Pharma For $280 Million 7/27/2016
LabCorp (LH) Announces Agreement To Acquire Sequenom (SQNM) 7/27/2016
LabCorp (LH) Gobbles Up SoCal's Sequenom (SQNM) for $302 Million 7/27/2016
Globus Medical (GMED) Pays $80 Million Cash for Alphatec Holdings' International Biz 7/27/2016
LabCorp (LH) Announces Agreement To Acquire Sequenom (SQNM) 7/27/2016
Speculation Heats Up on Biogen (BIIB) as an Acquisition Target or Starting a Buying Spree 7/26/2016
Takeda (TKPYY) May Sell Some Non-Core Assets to Raise Cash 7/26/2016
Bankrupt BIND Therapeutics (BIND) Reveals Two More Bidders Join Pfizer (PFE)'s Stalking Horse Bid 7/26/2016
Trek Therapeutics Acquires Two Antiviral Inhibitors From Vertex (VRTX) 7/26/2016
A Look at Who Could Buy Gilead (GILD) and Who Gilead Should Buy 7/25/2016
Bayer (BAY) Increases Monsanto (MON) Offer And Provides Certainty On Financing And Regulatory Matters 7/25/2016
Three Leaders In Lupus Merge To Form The Lupus Research Alliance 7/25/2016
Jilin Zixin Pharma To Pay $42 Million Or Majority Stake In U.S. Genome Mapping Company 7/25/2016
Galenica (GALN.SW) to Acquire Bay Area's Relypsa (RLYP) for $1.53 Billion 7/22/2016
Fresenius SE Bid for Pfizer (PFE)'s Pump Biz Stalled, Pfizer Seeking Other Attractive Offers 7/22/2016
Olympus (OCPNF) CEO Is Hungry for Acquisitions 7/22/2016
Acquisition Of Oncology Services International 7/21/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s CFO Talks M&A Strategy, Doesn’t Rule Out Acquisitions 7/20/2016
Novartis AG (NVS) in No Hurry to Sell Its 36.5% Stake in Consumer Health JV With GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 7/20/2016
Chronos Scoops Up Three Pre-clinical Programs From Shire (SHPG) for Undisclosed Sum 7/20/2016
Caprion Biosciences Acquired By GHO Capital 7/20/2016
GHO Capital Announces Acquisition Of Caprion (CAPR) 7/20/2016
Santen Pharma Bags Microshunt Maker InnFocus for $225 Million 7/20/2016
Bay Area's SciClone (SCLN) Abandons Sale Strategy 7/19/2016
Examining Pfizer (PFE)’s Strategic Options-Split Up or Start Buying 7/19/2016
Icagen, Inc. (ICGN) Acquisition Of Sanofi (SNY) Arizona Research Facility Complete 7/19/2016
Savara Completes Acquisition Of Serendex Pharmaceuticals 7/18/2016
Tiziana Life Sciences Plc Acquires A Unique Bio-Repository From Shardna Spa And Establishes Longevia Genomics Srl, A Sardinian Based Subsidiary To Further Enhance And Develop Its Portfolio 7/18/2016
Zimmer Biomet Coughs Up at Least $132 Million for MEDTECH 7/18/2016
With a Strong Cancer Presence and Pipeline, Incyte (INCY) Would Make a Sweet Acquisition 7/15/2016
Bayer (BAY) Sweetens Deal to $54.7 Billion for Monsanto (MON) 7/15/2016
Sartorius Corporation Acquires U.S. Start-up Virocyt for $16 Million 7/15/2016
Juno (JUNO) Inks $10 Million + Milestones Deal for Boston's RedoxTherapies to Gain Access to One Molecule 7/15/2016
Three Leaders In Lupus Merge To Form The Lupus Research Alliance 7/15/2016
Ximedica Acquires Accel Biotech; Creates An Enhanced Offering For Life Science And Biomedical Instrument Product Development And Manufacturing Solutions 7/14/2016
Feds Want a Closer Look at Abbott (ABT)-St. Jude Medical (STJ)'s $25 Billion Deal 7/14/2016
Terumo Completes Acquisition Of Sequent Med 7/14/2016
Sanofi (SNY) Hunts Other Oncology Companies for Cancer Gold 7/13/2016
SCYNEXIS, Inc. (SCYX) Announces Sale Of Cyclophilin Inhibitor Assets To Cypralis Limited 7/13/2016
Investing In Cures For Cancer: GE Healthcare Poised To Lead Industrialization Of Cell Therapy Industry With Acquisition Of Biosafe Group SA 7/13/2016
UTC Aerospace Systems Acquires License For Structural Health Monitoring System Technology From Metis Design Corp. 7/13/2016
Evelo and Epiva Merge to Become a Leading Immuno-Microbiome Platform Company 7/12/2016
C4X Discovery Release: Acquisition Of Drug-Discovery Technologies From MolPlex Ltd 7/12/2016
Imperial Innovations Release: Cell Medica Acquires Delenex Therapeutics To Expand T Cell Immunotherapy Programme 7/12/2016
Cell Medica Acquires Delenex Therapeutics 7/12/2016
Japan's Nichi-Iko Takes Out Sagent Pharma for $736 Million Cash 7/11/2016
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Mulls $10 Billion Bid for Medivation (MDVN) 7/11/2016
Martindale Pharma Announces Acquisition Of Viridian Pharma 7/11/2016
AMRI (AMRI) Completes Acquisition Of Euticals 7/11/2016
Endonovo Announces Binding Letter Of Intent To Acquire Rio Grande Neurosciences, Inc. 7/11/2016
Corin Orthopaedics Shells Out $33 Million for Wright Medical Group (WMGI)'s Large Joints Business 7/11/2016
Endonovo Coughs Up $21.5 Million for Rio Grande Neurosciences 7/11/2016
BioMarin (BMRN) Shoots Up on Roche (RHHBY) Takeover Rumor 7/8/2016
Investors Look to the Future of AbbVie (ABBV) Post-Patent Protection for Humira 7/8/2016
Moberg Pharma AB (Formerly known as Moberg Derma) Completes Acquisition Of U.S. OTC Brands From Prestige Brands, Inc. 7/8/2016
Lee Biosolutions Acquires Creative Laboratory Products 7/8/2016
Pfizer (PFE)'s Growth Strategy: Turning to Smaller M&As 7/7/2016
Amicus (FOLD) Takes Aim at Rare Disease with $90 Million MiaMed Buy 7/7/2016
Nelipak Acquires Medical Thermoformer 7/7/2016
Bio-Techne (TECH) Takes Out Advanced Cell Diagnostics in $325 Million Deal 7/7/2016
Merit Medical (MMSI) Acquires DFine For $97.5 Million 7/7/2016
With Jobs at Stake, Medivation (MDVN) Inks Confidentiality Deals With Sanofi (SNY), Pfizer (PFE) and Celgene (CELG) 7/6/2016
BIND Therapeutics (BIND) Stock Soars After Accepting Pfizer (PFE)’s ‘Stalking Horse’ Asset Bid 7/6/2016
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Scoops Up Swedish Firm Cormorant in $520 Million Deal 7/6/2016
PDL BioPharma (PDLI) Closes Equity Investment Transaction In Noden Pharma For The Acquisition Of Tekturna (Aliskiren) And Tekturna HCT (Aliskiren And Hydrochlorothiazide) 7/6/2016
GHO Capital & Ardian Team With Envision Leadership To Acquire The Envision Pharma Group From The Halifax Group 7/6/2016
Ventas To Acquire High-Quality Life Science And Medical Real Estate Leased By Leading Universities, Academic Medical Centers And Research Companies For $1.5 Billion 7/6/2016
Analab Ltd Acquired By Scientific Laboratory Supplies In Market Growth Plan 7/6/2016
Halifax Announces Sale Of Envision Pharma Group 7/6/2016
Merck & Co. (MRK) Pays $400 Million for Brazilian Animal-Health Company for Vallee 7/5/2016
Tesaro (TSRO) Stock Soars as Acquisition Rumors Swirl After Excellent Phase III Results 7/5/2016
Aurobindo Pharma (AUROBINDOP.BO) Jumps into Race to Buy $1.5 Billion Teva (TEVA) Portfolio 7/5/2016
Bio-Techne (TECH) Acquires Space Import-Export And Strengthens European Leadership Team 7/5/2016
ReproCELL Establishes European Headquarters Through Merger Of Biopta And Reinnervate Limited 7/5/2016
VWR Acquires PAW BioScience Products 7/5/2016
Decision Diagnostics Ends Plans and Communications With Tauriga (TAUG), Concerning Possible Reverse Merger Transaction 7/5/2016
Accuron Technologies Acquires Majority Stake In Aurum Healthcare 7/5/2016
Nantong Jinghua Pharmaceutical to Buy Alpha Pharma for $165.22 Million 7/1/2016
Completion Of The Sale Of Canberra To Mirion Technologies 7/1/2016
Averna Acquires US-Based Nexjen Systems 7/1/2016
Decision Diagnostics Ends Plans and Communications With Tauriga Sciences Inc. (TAUG) Concerning Possible Reverse Merger Transaction 7/1/2016
Opko Health (OPK) to Acquire Transition Therapeutics (TTH.TO) in $60M Deal 6/30/2016
How Amgen (AMGN) Fits Into Pfizer (PFE)’s Restructuring Plans 6/30/2016
ICON To Acquire Clinical Research Management, Inc. 6/30/2016
Luminex (LMNX) Completes Acquisition Of Nanosphere 6/30/2016
Mayne Pharma Expands into U.S. Through the $652 Million Acquisition of 42 Generic Drugs From Allergan (AGN) and Teva (TEVA) 6/28/2016
Sartorius Corporation Acquires IntelliCyt for $90 Million in Cash 6/28/2016
Evonik Industries Acquires Transferra Nanosciences Inc. 6/28/2016
Icagen, Inc. (ICGN) Acquires Sanofi (SNY)'s Oro Valley, Arizona Research Facility 6/28/2016
Prasco Laboratories Expands Its Portfolio Through Acquisition of Teva (TEVA)'s Authorized Generic of Adderall XR (Mixed Salts of a Single-Entity Amphetamine Product) Extended Release Capsules, CII 6/28/2016
Charles River Laboratories (CRL) Acquires Blue Stream Laboratories 6/28/2016