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Biotech/Pharma - Mergers and Acquisitions
Greatbatch (GB) Shells Out $1.73 Billion for Lake Region Medical 8/27/2015
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Completes Acquisition Of CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CVT) 8/27/2015
QLT Inc. (QLTI) And InSite Vision (ISV) Agree On Amended And Restated Merger Agreement 8/27/2015
Neogen Corporation (NEOG) Acquires U.K.-based Lab M Holdings 8/27/2015
FTC May Require Products Worth $600 Million to be Divested for Teva (TEVA)-Allergan (AGN) Deal to Go Through 8/27/2015
Abbott (ABT) Will Not Pursue Deal to Acquire St. Jude Medical (STJ) 8/27/2015
New Ownership At Analtech/iChromatography 8/27/2015
Analysts Speculate on Whether Gilead (GILD) Could and Should Acquire Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) 8/27/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Jumps Into Mitral Valve Race with $458 Million Deal for Twelve, Inc. 8/26/2015
Because of Hospira Merger, Pfizer (PFE) Sells Off 4 Drugs to Alvogen 8/26/2015
Constellation Pharma Mulls IPO After Genentech (RHHBY) Declines to Buy 8/26/2015
Sucampo (SCMP) Offers to Buy R-Tech Ueno for $278 Million 8/26/2015
STADA Arzneimittel AG (STAGn.DE) Grabs Sciotec Diagnostics for 17.2 Million Euros 8/26/2015
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) To Acquire Cellular Research Inc. To Develop A Leading Genomics Platform For Single Cell Analysis 8/26/2015
ECM Medical Signs Agreement With Vertebral Technologies To Distribute Innovative Modular Spinal Implants For Greater China 8/26/2015
Anteo Diagnostics To Acquire Established Global Diagnostics Company DIAsource ImmunoAssays SA 8/26/2015
Jiangxi Boya Bio-Pharma Makes Two Acquisitions: Will Raise $78 Million 8/26/2015
3M Company (MMM) Completes Acquisition Of Polypore’s Separations Media Business 8/26/2015
China's Hepalink USA to Buy American Firm Cytovance for $205.68M+ 8/25/2015
BioMarin (BMRN) Sells Phase III Breast Cancer Drug to Medivation (MDVN) for $570 Million 8/25/2015
IDT Biologika Acquires Gallant Custom Laboratories Inc., An Autogenous Vaccine Manufacturer In Canada 8/25/2015
In Puzzling Move, Novartis AG (NVS) Offers $1 Billion for GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s Ofatumumab for Auto-Immune Diseases 8/25/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Receives Clearance From U.S. Federal Trade Commission For Hospira Acquisition 8/24/2015
Roche (RHHBY) Purchases Innovative Nucleic Acid Purification Technology From Lumora Ltd To Enhance Sample Preparation For Sequencing 8/24/2015
Medivation (MDVN) To Expand Global Oncology Franchise With The Acquisition Of All Worldwide Rights To Talazoparib (BMN 673), A Potent PARP Inhibitor, From BioMarin (BMRN) 8/24/2015
Valeant (VRX) Acquires Female Sex Drive Drug Maker Sprout for $1 Billion 8/21/2015
Bay Area's Raptor (RPTP) Beefs Up Portfolio With $453 Million Deal for Quinsair 8/21/2015
Catalyst Biosciences Completes Merger With Targacept (TRGT) And Creates A Protease-Based Hemostasis And Anti-Complement Company 8/21/2015
QLT Inc. (QLTI) Provides Update On Its Proposed Acquisition Of InSite Vision (ISV) 8/21/2015
InSite Vision (ISV) Determines That An Unsolicited Offer From A Multi-National Pharmaceutical Company To Acquire Insite For $0.25 In Cash Constitutes A “Company Superior Proposal” 8/21/2015
AbbVie (ABBV) Forks Over $350 Million Cash to United Therapeutics (UTHR) for Rare Pediatric Disease Priority Voucher 8/20/2015
Cyberonics (CYBX) And Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Provide Merger Update 8/20/2015
Opko Health (OPK) Completes Acquisition Of BioReference (BRLI) 8/20/2015
Spending Spree Continues as Roche (RHHBY) Snaps Up Kapa Biosystems 8/19/2015
Portage Biotech's Biohaven Acquires Intellectual Property For Portfolio Of Prodrugs From ALS Biopharma LLC 8/18/2015
AMAG (AMAG) Completes Acquisition Of Cord Blood Registry 8/18/2015
Sterigenics International, Inc. Expands Global Service Capabilities With Acquisition Of Leading Latin American Sterilization Firm Companhia Brasileira De Esterilização (CBE) 8/18/2015
Theragen Announces Acquisition of Neurotech North America 8/18/2015
Ximedica And Bridge Design Join Forces, Setting A New Bar For Medtech Development 8/18/2015
GTCR Completes Sale Of Cord Blood Registry To AMAG (AMAG) 8/18/2015
Gilead (GILD) Rumored to be Eying Achillion (ACHN)...Again 8/18/2015
WuXi PharmaTech (WX) to Go Private With a $3.3 Billion Buyout Proposal if China Stock Market Holds 8/17/2015
R-PHARM Acquires IXEMPRA (Ixabepilone) From Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) And Launches U.S. Commercial Operations 8/17/2015
CIT Serves As Joint Lead Arranger In $135 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility To Support Arlington Capital Partners’ Acquisition Of Avalign Tech 8/17/2015
Concept Life Sciences Acquires CXR Biosciences To Augment Its Expanding Service Base In Discovery And Preclinical Sciences 8/17/2015
Rumors Heat Up (Again) That Pfizer (PFE) Will Buy GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 8/17/2015
Shire (SHPG) and Baxalta Maneuver To Sweeten Bid Or Shut It Down 8/14/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Granted Approval From The Canadian Competition Bureau For Hospira Acquisition 8/14/2015
Integra LifeSciences (IART) Completed Acquisition Of TEI Biosciences And TEI Medical 8/13/2015
GE Healthcare Unloads Lending Care Biz for $9 Billion 8/13/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Receives Approval From The Australian Competition And Consumer Commission For Pending Acquisition Of Hospira 8/13/2015
Roche (RHHBY) Grabs Superbug Diagnostics Firm GeneWeave Biosciences in $425 Million Deal 8/13/2015
Struggling GlobeImmune (GBIM) Taps Financial Adviser to Assist in "Strategic Alternatives" 8/13/2015
Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (CCM) Acquires Additional Ownership Interest In MD Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Center 8/12/2015
Centene Corporation And Health Net Announce Early Termination Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period In Connection With Planned Combination 8/12/2015
Allergan (AGN) Successfully Completes Oculeve Acquisition 8/11/2015
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Acquires Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot To Enhance Patient Safety 8/11/2015
Asterand Bioscience Acquires AdeptBio LLC 8/11/2015
Celgene (CELG) Receives Antitrust Clearance For Receptos (RCPT) Acquisition 8/11/2015
Ortho RTi Announces Acquisition Of Regenerative Medicine Technology 8/11/2015
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Coughs Up $1.325 Billion for Therakos 8/10/2015
Third Deal in a Week, AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Acquires Cancer Drug from Inovio Pharma (INO) for Possible $727.5 Million 8/10/2015
IMPAX Labs (IPXL) Unloads Daraprim to Turing Pharma in $55 Million Deal 8/10/2015
Intrexon Scores Oxitec in $160 Million Stock-Cash Deal 8/10/2015
InSite Vision (ISV) Receives Unsolicited Proposal From A Multi-National Pharmaceutical Company 8/10/2015
Turing Pharmaceuticals Acquires U.S. Marketing Rights To DARAPRIM (pyrimethamine) 8/10/2015
IMPAX Labs (IPXL) Announces Sale Of Daraprim To Turing Pharmaceuticals 8/10/2015
Bayer (BAY)'s MaterialScience Biz Open to M&A 8/10/2015
Sorrento Unit Buys CAR-T Programs, Technology for Undisclosed Sum 8/10/2015
Response Genetics Files for Chapter 11, Snapped Up By Cancer Genetics (CGIX) 8/10/2015
Sanjiu Medical Buys Zhongyi Pharma For $209 Million 8/10/2015
QLT Inc. (QLTI) Provides Update on Merger With InSite Vision (ISV) 8/10/2015
Xinjiekou Department Store Offers $966 Million For China Cord Blood Corporation 8/7/2015
IBM (IBM) Pays $1 Billion for Merge Healthcare (MRGE) to Give Watson Sight 8/7/2015
Capital One Nears Deal to Buy GE Healthcare Unit in $10 Billion+ Deal 8/7/2015
NetScientific Begins Divesting Non-Core Assets 8/7/2015
TiGenix Publishes Transparency Notification Pursuant To Article 14 Of The Law Of May 2, 2007 8/7/2015
China Cord Blood Corporation Announces Receipt Of Non-Binding Acquisition Proposal 8/6/2015
What Shire (SHPG)-Baxalta Would Look Like if the $30 Billion Merger Goes Through 8/6/2015
HSRx Group In-Licenses Portfolio Of Novel Late-Stage Orphan And Breakthrough Combination Drugs, Acquires Ready-For-Market OTC Drugs 8/6/2015
iCardiac Technologies Acquires Clinical Trials Division Of nSpire Health 8/6/2015
Chiltern Announces Agreement To Acquire Theorem Clinical Research 8/6/2015
Teva (TEVA)-Allergan (AGN) Deal Underscores Generics Market Consolidation with 90% of US Buying Generic Pills from A Single Company 8/5/2015
Shire (SHPG) Goes Live on Rebuffed $30 Billion Merger with Baxalta to Pressure Stockholders, Board and Execs 8/5/2015
Endo International (ENDP) Divests Non-Core Business Lines From Litha Healthcare Group International Business, Enhancing Focus On Specialty Pharmaceuticals 8/5/2015
Allergan (AGN) And Kythera (KYTH) Announce That Pending Transaction Will Now Be For All-Cash Consideration 8/5/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Files Lawsuit, Seeks Change of Depomed (DEPO)’s Board of Directors in Takeover Attempt 8/4/2015
Watch Out Gilead (GILD), Investors Feel Vertex (VRTX) May Be Biogen (BIIB)'s Good Fit 8/4/2015
Pfizer (PFE) CEO on the Prowl for New Acquisitions 8/4/2015
Chiral Technologies, Inc. Acquires Diffinity Genomics 8/4/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Closes Acquisition Of The American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMMD) Male Urology Portfolio 8/4/2015
Endo Pharmaceuticals (ENDP) Completes Divestiture Of American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMMD)' Men's And Prostate Health Businesses To Boston Scientific (BSX) 8/4/2015
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG) Working with Bank of America (BAC) as it Scouts for M&A 8/4/2015
Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Completes Acquisition Of MemorialCare Health System's Laboratory Outreach Service Business In Southern California 8/4/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Receives Approval From European Commission For Pending Acquisition Of Hospira 8/4/2015
CTX Acquires Promising Proprietary Drug Delivery Assets 8/4/2015
Spree Continues as Shire (SHPG) Snaps Up New York Eye Drop Developer for $300 Million 8/4/2015
Four Boston Biotechs That Could Make M&A Moves This Year 8/3/2015
Formex LLC Acquires Gerteis MINI-PACTOR AND Korsch XL 100 8/3/2015
Bacterin Closes Purchase Of The Outstanding Common Stock Of X-spine 8/3/2015
Teva (TEVA) And Immuneering Announce Teva’s Purchase Of 51% Equity Share Of Genomic-Analysis Company 8/3/2015
U.S. Based Qure Medical Acquires UK-Headquartered Silicone Altimex 8/3/2015
Dow Chemical  (DOW) Completes Divestment Of AgroFresh 8/3/2015
Lonza Group Ltd. (LZAGY.PK) Acquires Research-Focused Chemical Company Zelam Based In New Zealand 8/3/2015
Dechra To Acquire 63.3% Shareholding (£19.4m) In Genera D.D. Croatia 8/3/2015
Teva (TEVA) Secures $33.75 Billion Financing Commitment 8/3/2015
Abbott (ABT) Snags Tendyne for $225 Million, Cephea Valve for Undisclosed Sum 7/31/2015
Months Later, Ex-Allergan (AGN) CEO Is Still Going After Ackman's Pershing Square 7/31/2015
TiGenix Snaps Up Coretherapix In Deal Worth $318.5 Million 7/31/2015
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
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
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
Takeover Target or Potential Buyer? Analysts Speculate on Biogen (BIIB)’s Future After Big Stock Drop 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
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
Teva (TEVA) Snaps Up Allergan (AGN) Generics for $40.5 Billion, Ends Pursuit of Mylan (MYL) 7/27/2015
TSO3 Receives Purchase Orders For Its STERIZONE Sterilization System - Begins Shipment Of STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizers To USA 7/24/2015
3SBio Inc. (SSRX) Acquires Zhejiang Wansheng Pharmaceutical 7/24/2015
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
Lupin (LUPN.BO) Plunks Down $880 Million for Privately Held Gavis Pharmaceuticals 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
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
Shanghai's Phagelux Buys Agricultural Phage Company, 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