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Biotech/Pharma - Mergers and Acquisitions
Altura Medical Sold to Lombard Medical (LMT.L) in $50.5 Million Deal 7/31/2015
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Pays $50 Million Cash for Claymount 7/31/2015
TiGenix Snaps Up Coretherapix In Deal Worth $318.5 Million 7/31/2015
Watch Out Gilead (GILD), Investors Feel Vertex (VRTX) May Be Biogen (BIIB)'s Good Fit 7/31/2015
Months Later, Ex-Allergan (AGN) CEO Is Still Going After Ackman's Pershing Square 7/31/2015
Abbott (ABT) Snags Tendyne for $225 Million, Cephea Valve for Undisclosed Sum 7/31/2015
Four Boston Biotechs That Could Make M&A Moves This Year 7/30/2015
Pfizer (PFE) CEO on the Prowl for New Acquisitions 7/30/2015
New NuVasive (NUVA) CEO Open to M&As 7/30/2015
Teleflex Incorporated (TFX) Snaps Up Assets of Australian Distribution Partner 7/30/2015
Pantheon Healthcare Group Acquires IBSL, A Leading Provider Of Clinical Engineering Services In Italy, From Gruppo Giglio 7/30/2015
Allergan (AGN) Could Set its Sights on Another Transformative M&A Deal With Biogen (BIIB), Amgen (AMGN) or AbbVie (ABBV) 7/29/2015
Takeover Target or Potential Buyer? Analysts Speculate on Biogen (BIIB)’s Future After Big Stock Drop 7/29/2015
Merck & Co. (MRK) Snaps up Israel Oncology Firm cCam Biotherapeutics for $605 Million 7/29/2015
Mylan (MYL) Announces Receipt Of Unconditional Clearance From European Commission On Acquisition Of Perrigo (PRGO) 7/29/2015
Sanofi (SNY) and Regeneron (REGN) Ink $2.2 Billion Immuno-Oncology, PD-1 Inhibitor Deal 7/28/2015
Analysts Wait With Bated Breath for Gilead (GILD) Q2 Results, Possible Acquisition News 7/28/2015
Allergan (AGN) Considers Breaking Up Into Two Businesses Months After Actavis (ACT) Merger 7/28/2015
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Divests Contrast Media Biz to Guerbet (GBT) For $270 Million 7/28/2015
Hikma (HIK.L) Snags Boehringer Ingelheim's U.S. Generics Biz for $2.65 Billion 7/28/2015
Bacterin Buys X-spine in $86 Million Deal, Rebrands as Xtant Medical 7/28/2015
PhytoTech Medical Ltd (ASX:PYL) MMJ Merger And Capital Raising Completed 7/28/2015
Celgene (CELG) Commences Tender Offer For Receptos (RCPT) 7/28/2015
Gerresheimer Will Acquire Centor - Higher Profitability Expected 7/28/2015
Allergan (AGN) And Kythera (KYTH) Announce Early Termination Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period For Allergan's Pending Acquisition Of KYTHERA 7/28/2015
Teva (TEVA) Snaps Up Allergan (AGN) Generics for $40.5 Billion, Ends Pursuit of Mylan (MYL) 7/27/2015
Allergan (AGN) Coughs Up $560 Million Cash for Naurex 7/27/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Divests Yet Another Drug, This Time to Sanofi (SNY) for $300 Million 7/27/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Falls as Milan Court Casts Doubt on Cyberonics (CYBX) Deal 7/27/2015
Teva (TEVA) Withdraws Proposal To Acquire Mylan (MYL) 7/27/2015
Lupin (LUPN.BO) Acquires Specialty Product Portfolio In Germany 7/27/2015
Mylan (MYL) Comments On Teva (TEVA)'s Agreement To Acquire Allergan (AGN)'s Generic Drug Unit 7/27/2015
Edgemont Capital Partners Completes Sale Of SCYNEXIS, Inc. (SCYX) Contract Research And Development Business To Avista Pharma Solutions, An Ampersand Capital Partners Portfolio Company 7/27/2015
Charles River Completes The Acquisition Of Celsis (CEL.L) 7/27/2015
3SBio Inc. (SSRX) Acquires Zhejiang Wansheng Pharmaceutical 7/24/2015
TSO3 Receives Purchase Orders For Its STERIZONE Sterilization System - Begins Shipment Of STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizers To USA 7/24/2015
Lupin (LUPN.BO) Plunks Down $880 Million for Privately Held Gavis Pharmaceuticals 7/23/2015
Scandal-Plagued Toshiba Abandans Elevator Biz for $943 MIllion 7/23/2015
Thoratec (THOR) Price Tag May Be Too High for Medtronic (MDT), Abbott (ABT) 7/23/2015
Avista Pharma Solutions Acquires Contract Services Business From SCYNEXIS, Inc. (SCYX) 7/23/2015
Veeva Systems, Inc. OpenData Expands To Italy With The Acquisition Of Merqurio's Healthcare Professional And Organisation Database 7/23/2015
Baxalta Completes Oncaspar Portfolio Acquisition, Aims To Broaden Patient Access To Leading Treatment For Leukemia 7/23/2015
AMAG (AMAG) Announces Further Expansion of Maternal Health Portfolio 7/23/2015
Commonweath Laboratories Announces Agreement With Valeant (VRX) For The Acquisition Of Commonwealth’s U.S. And Canadian Business 7/23/2015
St. Jude Medical (STJ) Forks Over $3.4 Billion for Thoratec (THOR) 7/22/2015
Has Exelixis (EXEL) Become a Buyout Target Again? 7/22/2015
Perrigo (PRGO) To Acquire Leading German Dietary Supplement Brand Yokebe 7/22/2015
Bay Area's Thoratec (THOR) Rockets on Rumored Bid By St. Jude Medical (STJ) 7/21/2015
Depomed (DEPO) Confirms Receipt Of Purported Revised, Highly Conditional, Unsolicited Proposal From Horizon Pharma (HZNP) 7/21/2015
Victrex Further Enhances Solution Provider Capability Following Acquisition Of Kleiss Gears 7/21/2015
Pace Wellness Enters Into Acquisition Agreement For Breakthrough Oral Thin-Film Technology 7/21/2015
Depomed (DEPO) Gets Sweetened $33 Per Share Offer From Horizon Pharma (HZNP) 7/21/2015
Stryker Snaps Up Muka Metal for Undisclosed Sum 7/20/2015
Partnership and Acquisition Rumors in the CAR-T Cancer Space Finger Juno (JUNO), Kite Pharma (KITE) and bluebird bio (BLUE) 7/20/2015
Shanghai's Phagelux Buys Agricultural Phage Company, OmniLytics 7/20/2015
Agenus (AGEN) Bags Novel Antibodies to Immuno-oncology Target for $44 Million+ 7/20/2015
Integra LifeSciences (IART) Completes Acquisition Of TEI Biosciences And TEI Medical 7/20/2015
Phagelux Announces Acquisition Of Omnilytics 7/20/2015
Serial Acquirer Valeant (VRX) Buys Egyptian Amoun for $800 Million 7/17/2015
Mindray Medical Completes Acquisition Of Wuhan Dragonbio 7/17/2015
Fortress Biotech (CNDO) Subsidiary, Altamira Bio, Acquires NIH License And Cradas Relating To The Development Of N-Acetyl-D-Mannosamine (Mannac) For Rare Genetic Disorders 7/17/2015
Celgene (CELG) Swallows Up SoCal's Receptos (RCPT) in $7.2 Billion Deal 7/17/2015
Alere (ALR) Unloads BBI Biz for $164 Million, Buys US Diagnostics for $60 Million Cash 7/16/2015
AMRI (AMRI) Coughs Up $174 Million for Gadea Pharma 7/16/2015
NantHealth Acquires Harris Healthcare Solutions 7/16/2015
Panther Biotechnology Announces The Closing Of The Acquisition Of Technology Assets Of Faulk Pharmaceuticals 7/16/2015
Sarepta (SRPT) and BioMarin (BMRN) Rivalry Heats Up as Sarepta Shops for Second DMD Drug 7/15/2015
Orphic Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Acquisition Of First Chronic Disorder Therapy 7/15/2015
Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. Completes Acquisition Of ESS From Lonza Group Ltd. (LZAGY.PK) For The Treatment Of Severe Burns 7/15/2015
Frontage Laboratories Acquires BDM Consulting 7/15/2015
Canbridge Acquires License For Apogenix’s APG101 Onco-Immunotherapy In Glioblastoma For China 7/15/2015
Is Medtronic (MDT)'s Shopping Spree Just Beginning? 7/14/2015
Hill-Rom's Proposed Acquisition Of Welch Allyn Receives Antitrust Clearance 7/14/2015
AMCo Acquires Australian Company Boucher And Muir 7/14/2015
ANI Pharma Buys Another 22 Generic Drugs from Teva (TEVA), in Addition to 31 in a 2013 Deal 7/13/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Bags RF Surgical in $235 Million Deal 7/13/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Will Receive $140B+ Bid in Q4, From Suitors Including Pfizer (PFE) and AstraZeneca PLC (AZN): Poll 7/13/2015
Valeant (VRX) Spree Continues With $28 Million Buy 7/13/2015
Roche (RHHBY) Denies Deal Has Been Struck for Vacant New Jersey Site 7/13/2015
Celsus Therapeutics (CLTX) Grabs Volution Immuno Pharma in All-Stock Deal; Combined Company to be Renamed Akari Therapeutics 7/13/2015
German Kartellamt Greenlights Acquisition Of Three BASF Sites 7/13/2015
Tauriga Sciences Inc. (TAUG) Announces Strategic Plan To Divest Natural Wellness Business 7/13/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Offloads Crohn's Disease Drug for $215 Million 7/10/2015
Smith & Nephew plc (SNN) Snags Russian Manufacturing Biz for Undisclosed Sum 7/10/2015
Depomed (DEPO) Finds Out the Hard Way Why You Shouldn't Snub a Takeover Partner Amid a Deal Frenzy 7/9/2015
Charles River Bolsters QC Business With $212 Million Acquisition of Celsis (CEL.L) 7/9/2015
Heraeus Takes Major Stake in SoCal's Ankasa Regenerative Therapeutics 7/9/2015
EAG Acquires ABC Laboratories, Inc., A Leading Analytical Lab Serving Agricultural Chemical And Pharmaceutical Companies 7/9/2015
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (ROSG) Files Pro Forma Financials In Connection With Personalizedx Acquisition 7/9/2015
Benitec (BLT.AX) Acquires Full Rights To Hepatitis B Program 7/9/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Acquires Sports One Adding to its Premier Line Up of Sports Nutrition Brands 7/9/2015
Generational Equity Announces The Acquisition Of Chemical Analytics Inc. By Stericycle (SRCL) 7/8/2015
ResMed (RMD) Acquires CareTouch, a Leader In Resupply Solutions For The Home Medical Equipment Industry 7/8/2015
Allergan (AGN) Slams Down $250 Million+ for Rights to Merck & Co. (MRK)'s Migraine Drugs 7/7/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Goes Hostile With $3 Billion Bid for Depomed (DEPO) 7/7/2015
Teva (TEVA) Will Up New Mylan (MYL) Bid to $43 Billion: Report 7/7/2015
CAPNIA, Inc. Buys Out Royalty Rights To CoSense 7/7/2015
Mindray Medical To Acquire The Remaining Stake In Wuhan Dragonbio for $72.6 Mllion 7/7/2015
Invacare (IVC) Sells its U.S. Medical Device Rentals Businesses For $15.5 Million 7/7/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Acquires Innovative Laboratories Adding To Its Premier Line Up Of Weight Loss Brands 7/7/2015
Allergan (AGN) Forks Over $125 Million+ for Bay Area Medtech Firm Oculeve 7/6/2015
Lima Corporate Announces Completion Of Zimmer (ZMH)-Biomet Inc. Assets Acquisition 7/6/2015
Emdeon Corporation (HLTH) To Acquire Altegra Health 7/6/2015
BioClinica, Inc. Acquires MediciGroup 7/6/2015
Celgene (CELG) Snaps Up Merck & Co. (MRK)'s Giant Complex in New Jersey 7/6/2015
No Worries, Bayer (BAY) Snubs Zoetis (ZTS) But Valeant (VRX) Still Looking 7/2/2015
Konica Minolta Medical Imaging U.S.A, Inc. (KPI1.BE) Acquires Sawae, Enhancing Digital X-Ray Diagnostic Imaging Systems In Brazil 7/2/2015
Patterson Companies Sells Medical Biz for $715 Million Cash 7/2/2015
Adapt Pharma Acquires Narcan NDA And Obtains License To The Narcan Trademark 7/2/2015
PhytoTech Medical Limited (ASX:PYL) MMJ Merger Unconditional 7/2/2015
Fidia Farmaceutici, S.p.A. Enters The Italian Pediatric Market Segment 7/2/2015
Icagen, Inc. (ICGN) Re-Launched Through XRpro Acquisition Of Pfizer (PFE) Team And Technology For Ion Channel And Transporter Drug R&D 7/2/2015
EXCLUSIVE: XRpro's Revamped Icagen, Inc. (ICGN) May See Hiring, CEO Tells BioSpace (DHX) 7/2/2015
Synergy Strips Corp Does Another Acquisition With The Purchase Of U.S. Rights For Neuragen 7/2/2015
Lupin (LUPN.BO) Acquires BIOCOM In Russia 7/2/2015
Quest Diagnostics (DGX) To Acquire MemorialCare Health System's Laboratory Outreach Service Business 7/1/2015
Elsevier, Inc. Acquires InferMed, Provider Of Clinical Decision Support Technology 7/1/2015
Bankrupt Health Diagnostic Laboratory May Be Up for Sale 7/1/2015
Panther Biotechnology Announces The Acquisition Of Alchemia Oncology Pty Limited 7/1/2015
Atossa Genetics, Inc. (ATOS) Announces Acquisition Of Ductal Lavage Specimen Bank From The Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation 7/1/2015
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group Acquires MasoSine Manufacturing And Pump Distributorship In Japan 7/1/2015
Roche (RHHBY) Investors Urging Company to Dump Diabetes Unit May Have to Wait 6/30/2015
Hikma (HIK.L) Rumored to Be Bidding $2.2B for Boehringer Ingelheim's Roxane Laboratories, As Mallinckrodt (MNK), Perrigo (PRGO) Circle 6/30/2015
AMAG (AMAG) Coughs Up $700 Million for Stem Cell Company 6/30/2015
General Electric Company  (GE) Inches Closer to $20 Billion Asset-Sale Target 6/30/2015
PharmaVentures Ltd Completes M&A Deal For Technology In The Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Sector 6/30/2015
Pace International Chile Merges With Valent BioSciences Chile To Leverage Market Position, Operational Efficiencies 6/30/2015
Gerresheimer Will Sell Tubing Operations To Corning - Both Will Form A Joint Venture To Accelerate Innovations For Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Market 6/30/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) Beefs Up Pain Pipeline With $200 Million+ Spinifex Buy 6/29/2015
Cellular Biomedicine Group (CBMG) Completes Acquisition Of CD40LGVAX Vaccine 6/29/2015
Toshiba America Medical Systems And Merge Healthcare (MRGE) Partner On Cardiology And Hemodynamic Solutions 6/29/2015
BSN Medical GmbH Bags FarrowMed for Undisclosed Sum 6/29/2015
GTCR Announces Sale Of Cord Blood Registry To AMAG (AMAG) 6/29/2015
EXCLUSIVE: Cellular Biomedicine Group (CBMG) Ready to Hire After Snapping Up Cancer Vaccine 6/26/2015
The Medicines Company (MDCO) May Sell European Business As Management Focuses Inward 6/26/2015
Birth of Zimmer Biomet 6/26/2015
ATL Technology Announces Acquisition Of MedConx, Inc. And Expanded Global Footprint 6/26/2015
Cinven to Buy Synlab Following Recent Acquisition of Labco S.A. 6/26/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Roche (RHHBY) Allegedly Circle GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as Takeover Speculation Intensifies 6/26/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) and Cyberonics (CYBX) Unveil Name of Combined Company: LivaNova 6/25/2015
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) To Acquire Zimmer (ZMH)'s Unicondylar Knee System In US Market 6/24/2015
Mela Sciences (MELA) Acquires PhotoMedex's XTRAC and VTRAC Businesses for $42.5M 6/24/2015
Huntingdon Life Sciences And Harlan Laboratories, Inc. To Become Envigo 6/24/2015
NantCell Acquires Vivabiocell To Develop Automated "GMP-In-A-Box" For Next Generation Large Scale Cell Culture Immunotherapy And Tissue Engineering 6/24/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Divests Two Meningitis Drugs to Pfizer (PFE) for $130 Million 6/23/2015
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals (immy) Acquires Proprietary Compounded Conscious Sedation Formulations 6/23/2015
Bracket Acquires Clintara In Move To Strengthen Rater Training, Quality Assurance, And Electronic Clinical Outcomes Assessment Capabilities 6/23/2015
3SBio Inc. (SSRX) Acquires Global Rights to Bay Area Apexigen’s Anti-TNF mAb 6/22/2015
Can-Fite BioPharma (CFBI) Subsidiary OphthaliX Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire Improved Vision Systems 6/19/2015
Teva (TEVA) Completes The Purchase Of 4.61 Percent Interest In Mylan (MYL) 6/19/2015
Allergan (AGN) Coughs Up $2.1 Billion for Double-Chin Drugmaker Kythera (KYTH) 6/18/2015
Bidding War Could Push Receptos (RCPT) Price From $211 to $348 a Share 6/18/2015
Sandalwood Oil Producer TFS Acquires ViroXis and Santalis in Deal Worth Up to $270 Million 6/18/2015
Allergan (AGN) CEO Bullish Over Keeping Generics Unit But Open to Other “Transformative” Deals 6/18/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Will Bid for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) As Suitors Emerge: Poll 6/18/2015
Actavis (ACT) Officially Changes Name to Allergan (AGN) 6/18/2015
Double Chin Drug Is A Perfect Fit For Botox-Maker Allergan (AGN). But Is It Too Pricey? 6/18/2015
Ampersand Capital Partners Acquires Protein Technologies 6/18/2015
AMAG (AMAG) CEO Hunts for Another Big Buy 6/17/2015
Debiopharm Acquires FibroTrap Sample Processing Technology From Spinomix 6/16/2015
Merck KGaA (MKGAF.PK), Darmstadt, Germany’s Acquisition Of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) Receives Clearance From EU Regulators – Approvals Also Granted By Japan And China 6/16/2015
Schulman Associates IRB Acquires Absolute Research 6/16/2015
Why Some Investors Think 27-Employee ZIOPHARM Oncology (ZIOP.OB) is Destined for a $10 Billion Merger 6/16/2015
Ruthigen And Pulmatrix Stockholders Approve Merger 6/15/2015
Circassia (CIR.L) Release: Completion Of Acquisition Of Prosonix 6/15/2015
Circassia (CIR.L) Declares The Offer For Aerocrine Unconditional And Extends The Acceptance Period 6/15/2015
Alexion (ALXN), BioMarin (BMRN), Sanofi (SAN.PA), Shire (SHPGY) May Be Eyeing Dyax Corp. (DYAX) and Its Rare Genetic Disorder Drug 6/12/2015
Altan Pharma Announces Acquisition Of The GES Group, A Specialty Pharmaceutical Company Based In Spain 6/11/2015
Receptos (RCPT) Allegedly Rebuffs AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Bid But Rivals Gilead (GILD), Teva (TEVA) are Circling 6/11/2015
Bayer (BAY) Sells Diabetes Care Biz to Panasonic Healthcare for $1.15 Billion 6/11/2015
Mission Pharmacal Company Acquires ProSolus Pharmaceuticals 6/10/2015
BioSpace (DHX) Temperature Poll: When Will Pfizer (PFE)'s Breakup Happen? 6/9/2015
Actelion (ALIOF.PK) Hits All Time High on Rumored $18.9 Billion Shire (SHPGY) Bid 6/9/2015
Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) Release: Aytu BioScience Acquires Commercial-Stage Prostate Cancer Biologic 6/9/2015
Cellular Biomedicine Group (CBMG) Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire CD40LGVAX Vaccine And Related Technologies And Know-How Which Will Be Used In A Pending PD-1 Combination Clinical Trial In The U.S. For Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) 6/9/2015
Sobi Stock Plunges After Rumored Pfizer (PFE) or Biogen (BIIB) Acquisition Was Terminated 6/8/2015
InSite Vision (ISV) To Merge With Canadian Biotechnology Company QLT Inc. (QLTI) 6/8/2015
Spotlight Innovation Completes Acquisition Of Memcine Pharmaceuticals 6/8/2015
Pozen, Inc. (POZN) Announces Strategic Acquisition Of Tribute And Growth Capital Commitment From Leading Healthcare Sponsors 6/8/2015
Opko Health (OPK) And Bio-Reference Laboratories (BRLI) To Hold Joint Conference Call To Discuss Merger 6/8/2015
Teva (TEVA) Buys Stake in Mylan (MYL), As Takeover Attempt Turns Nasty 6/5/2015
Cardinal Health (CAH) To Acquire The Harvard Drug Group For $1.115 Billion 6/5/2015
Unchained Labs Lands Another Win In The Biologics Stability Market! Acquires AVIA Biosystems 6/4/2015
The Lung Cancer Research Foundation And Uniting Against Lung Cancer Merge To Fight Deadliest Cancer 6/4/2015
Addtech Acquires Mediplast AB And Prepares For A Separate Listing Of The Life Science Business Area On NASDAQ OMX Stockholm 6/4/2015
Opko Health (OPK) Lays Down $1.47 Billion for BioReference (BRLI) 6/4/2015
Midatech Picks Up DARA BioSciences for $29.7 Million 6/4/2015
Runaway Bride Novartis AG (NVS) Leaves Gamida Cell At the Altar for Second Time, Will Pay $142M Breakup Fee 6/3/2015
Luye Pharma Stops $1 Billion Acquisition Of Beijing Jialin 6/3/2015
Biota Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BOTA) Completes Acquisition Of Anaconda Pharma 6/3/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Acquires FormuTech Nutrition Adding To Its Premier Line Up Of Sports Nutrition Brands 6/3/2015
Genoa, A QoL Healthcare Company Acquires Northeast Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 6/3/2015
Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Shopping Spree Continues With $44 Million Buy 6/2/2015
Lannett (LCI) Completes Acquisition Of Silarx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 6/2/2015
Xagenic Fuels Platform Expansion Strategy With Exclusive Technology Acquisition 6/2/2015
While Mylan (MYL) and Teva (TEVA) Continue Bickering, Perrigo (PRGO) Snaps Up OTC Portfolio From GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 6/2/2015
Rumored Pfizer (PFE) Deal to Buy CRISPR for $1.64 Billion Could Lock in CRISPR and CAR T Tech 6/1/2015
Actavis (ACT) Completes Acquisition Of Auden Mckenzie 6/1/2015
Neogen Corporation (NEOG) Acquires India Food Safety Company 6/1/2015
Cipla, Lupin (LUPN.BO) Make Bid for UCB SA’s $1 Billion Generics Unit 6/1/2015