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Biotech/Pharma - Spin Off / Spin Out
Activist Investor Third Point Urges Amgen (AMGN) To Break Up 10/22/2014
Viamet Pharmaceuticals Withdraws $75 Million IPO, Spins Off Cancer Program To Form Innocrin Pharmaceuticals 10/22/2014
Successful Spin-Out of ImevaX Gmbh From The Technische Universität München (TUM) And Funding By The Federal Ministry Of Education And Research (BMBF) With EURO 5.9 Million 10/15/2014
Ex-Dendreon Corporation (DNDN) CEO Gold Working On New Cancer Drug Startups 10/14/2014
Biotech Startup Novare Pharmaceuticals Launches In Boston 10/8/2014
DNAdigest Spins Out Nucleobase 10/7/2014
Biotech VC Firm Atlas Venture Will Split In Two 10/3/2014
Bayer AG (BAYZF) Will Spin Off Plastics To Focus On Life Sciences 9/19/2014
Baxter International, Inc. (BAX) Names New Spinoff “Baxalta” As It Sets IPO Stage 9/12/2014
Massachusetts-Based Startup Thrive Biosciences, Inc. Will Open Its Doors At Cummings Center This Month 9/12/2014
UK Based Drug Delivery Specialist, Q Chip Ltd, Launches Ocular Spin-Out, Opsirx Pharmaceuticals 9/10/2014
Durham's Liquidia Technologies Inc. Spins Out Second Pharmaceutical Company; Raises $10 Million From Bay Area VC Firm 9/10/2014
Move Over San Francisco: Boston Showing Its Pharmaceutical Potential 8/26/2014
Switzerland-Based Galenica Ltd. (GALN.SW) Prepares To Split In Two, CEO Steps Down 8/13/2014
Allied Minds, Pharma Giant Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Form New Company To Fuel Academic Research 8/4/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) May Separate Businesses 7/31/2014
Confirmed: Reckitt Benckiser Plc (RB.L) To Spin Off Heroin Treatment Business 7/28/2014
Sources Reveal Reckitt Benckiser Plc (RB.L) Plans To Spinoff Virginia-Based Pharmaceutical Unit 7/25/2014
Tapping University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Invention, Roche (RHHBY) To Partner With San Diego Startup Inception Sciences, Versant Ventures To Form New Multiple Sclerosis Company 6/24/2014
Three Groundbreaking Biotech Startups Receive Funding From Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs 6/11/2014
Accelerate LI Seeds First Batch Of Biotech, Cleantech Startups 6/6/2014
Five Biotechs, Private Investors Launch KPI Therapeutics 6/5/2014
Theravance, Inc. (THRX) And Theravance Biopharma, Inc. Announce Completion Of Separation Of Late-Stage Partnered Respiratory Assets From Biopharmaceutical Operations 6/3/2014
PolyTherics And Antitope Join Forces To Form Abzena, Company Picks Cambridge, UK For New Home 5/23/2014
San Diego's Synthorx Adds To Genetic Alphabet, Aims For Bio-Products 5/8/2014
Spin-Out Date Confirmed: Theravance, Inc. (THRX) Eyes June 2 Split Into Drug, Royalties Companies 5/8/2014
TNI BioTech Announces Proposed Spin-Off Of Cytocom, Inc. 5/1/2014
Mountain View Startup Tech Incubator, Y Combinator, Announces Biotech Experiments 4/29/2014
Vermillion Launches ASPiRA LABS 4/28/2014
Government Institution National Institutes of Health (NIH) Looks To Kick-Start Biotech Startups 4/28/2014
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Eyes Spin-Offs, Remains Mum On Pfizer Inc. (PFE) 4/24/2014
After 23andMe, Inc.'s Setback, Another Silicon Valley Startup Hopes To Advance Genomics 4/23/2014
Reckitt Benckiser Plc (RB.L) Leans Towards Pharmaceuticals Biz Spin-Off 4/16/2014
Baxter International, Inc. (BAX) To Split Into Two Companies, Spins Off $6 Billion Biotech Biz 3/28/2014
Fresenius Medical Care North America Introduces Frenova Renal Research 3/26/2014
Patheon Inc. (PTI.TO) Restructure Complete; New Company, DPx Expects $2 Billion In Annual Sales 3/12/2014
With Gene Therapy, VentriNova Aims To Mend Broken Hearts 3/5/2014
Still-Kicking KV Pharmaceutical Creates Two Divisions Under Reorganization 2/24/2014
Truffle Capital Debuts ABIVAX, A Company Focused On Vaccines and Antivirals 2/12/2014
Oxford University And Syncona Announce The Formation Of Nightstar, A Company Developing Retinal Gene Therapies 2/3/2014
New Drug Startup, Dignify Therapeutics, Sets Up Shop At Research Triangle Park Incubator 1/29/2014
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Coy About Split, Spinoff Plans 1/29/2014
Rich With $20 Million And 15 Preclinical Candidates, Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. Spins Out MRNA Cancer Drugs Into New Company 1/15/2014
Startup Zebra Biologics Launches In San Diego 1/13/2014
Ex-Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Chief Kindler Joins Team To Launch Baltimore Biotech 12/31/2013
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Launches New Business Focused On Weight Management 12/20/2013
Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPE) Spins-Off Sexual Dysfunction Biz Into Standalone Co. Named Vyrix Pharmaceuticals 12/16/2013
New Biopharma Ario Pharma Founded to Develop Novel Therapeutics for Respiratory Indications 12/11/2013
New San Diego Biotech OmniBiome Therapeutics Launches With Eyes Focused On Preterm Labor 12/4/2013
EMD Serono’s New Spin-Off Tocopherx To Focus On Infertility Treatment 12/2/2013
Agalimmune Limited Founded To Develop Immunotherapeutics For Cancer 11/26/2013
Flagship VentureLabs Takes A Stab At Microbiome Therapy By Launching New Biotech Seres Health 11/21/2013
Aphios Spins Off Amylon LLC To Develop Novel Alzheimer’s Disease Drug 11/20/2013
JLL Partners Forms New Pharma Firm With Royal DSM In $2.6 Billion Deal 11/19/2013
Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs Funds Two Bay Area Startups 11/14/2013
Fidelity Biosciences and REGENX Biosciences, LLC Form New Company Dimension Therapeutics 10/31/2013
Draper Laboratory, Inc. Building Biosurveillance System, May Spin Out Company 10/28/2013
f-Star Announces Formation of New Asset-Centric Vehicle, F-Star Alpha Ltd, With €9.4 Million Series A Investment 10/23/2013
New Massachusetts-Based Startup Alzheon Launches With Veteran Team, Funding and Hunts for Alzheimer's Castoffs 10/23/2013
Nonprofit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Ties it Up With Venture Firm PureTech Ventures to Form Diabetes Startup Initiative 10/15/2013
CureDuchenne Release: “CureDuchenne Ventures” Launched to Accelerate Drug Discovery and Development for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 9/26/2013
Puget Technologies Establishes Cannabis BioTech 9/23/2013
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Back StartX 9/13/2013
NaZura BioHealth Spun-Out From Elcelyx Therapeutics to Advance Lovidia for Weight Management 9/4/2013
iPierian Inc. Nabs $30 Million Series A Financing for Launch of Spin-Out, True North Therapeutics 9/4/2013
New Seattle Biopharmaceutical Company Formed, Rain BioScience 9/4/2013
Helix Biopharma (CC:HBP) Establishes Polish Subsidiary 8/28/2013
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) Launches New Subsidiary in Peru 8/22/2013
Seragon Pharmaceuticals Launched, Focused on Selective Estrogen Receptor Degrader Platform (SERD) 8/20/2013
KannaLife Sciences, Inc. Announces Creation of South Park Pharmaceuticals 8/13/2013
Aurobindo Pharma (AUROBINDOP.BO) to Spin-Off Injectable Business 8/12/2013
Synergy Pharmaceuticals' Subsidiary Files Form 10 for Planned Spin-Off of FV-100 Assets 8/9/2013
GTCR, Ex-Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Exec to Form New Company Crealta Pharmaceuticals, GTCR to Invest Up to $200 Million in Startup 8/6/2013
CRO Solutions, Inc. Announces Opening of New Division - VxP Pharma Services, Inc. 7/22/2013
New Mexico Angels to Invest in Biotech Startup 7/19/2013
Biotech Investment Group Launches Formex, LLC 7/19/2013
Biotech Startups RioGin and Alexander BioDiscoveries Launch Ops at University of Virginia Research Center 7/17/2013
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Release: Otsuka Europe Development and Commercialisation Ltd., a New Company for the Development of Pharmaceuticals Opens in the UK 7/10/2013
AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG Spins Off Its Stake in Activartis Biotech GmbH and Outlines Business Strategy 6/17/2013
CoMentis, Inc. and Anvyl Announce Formation of Alpharmagen, a Joint Venture to Explore Nicotinic Modulators 6/14/2013
Emory University to Launch New Therapeutics 6/13/2013
Zenith Epigenetics Corp. Commences Operations 6/4/2013
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) to Spin Off Remaining Zoetis (ZTS) Stake in Exchange Offer 5/22/2013
Roche (RHHBY) and QB3 Team Up to Launch Successful Startups in the Bay Area 5/20/2013
Bayer HealthCare (BAY) Goes on a Startup Hunt 5/17/2013
Atlas Venture Leans on Amgen (AMGN), Novartis AG (NVS) to Build New Startups 5/16/2013
InCube Labs Launches Two New Life Sciences Companies in San Antonio 5/2/2013
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Reviews Idea of Splitting Up 5/2/2013
Resverlogix Corporation (RVX.TO)'s Board Approves Arrangement to Spin-Out RVX Therapeutics Inc. (RVX) and Confirms Special Meeting of Shareholders 5/1/2013
Harvard Bioscience Inc. (HBIO) Affirms Plan to Spin-Off Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Inc. and Announces Its Intended Path Forward 5/1/2013
Theravance, Inc. (THRX) to Split Into Drug Development, Royalty Companies 4/29/2013
Resverlogix Corporation (RVX.TO) to Spin-Out RVX Therapeutics Inc. (RVX) 4/8/2013
Former Tokai Pharmaceuticals CEO Co-Founds Startup Focused on Alzheimer's 4/5/2013
Harvard Bioscience Inc. (HBIO) Announces Receipt of Private Letter Ruling and Affirms Plan to Spin-Off Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Inc. Following Its Initial Public Offering 3/25/2013
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Spinoff No Need for Worry in Groton, Conn.: Analyst 1/16/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Says No Plan for ViiV Healthcare Spinoff "at the Moment" 1/10/2013
Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (OCLS) Announces Plan to Spin Off Biotechnology Business 1/10/2013
Prothena of SSF Gets Head Start as Elan Corporation PLC (ELN) Spinoff 1/9/2013
Neurotechnology Launches SkyBiometry Spin-off Company to Deliver SaaS Biometric Identification and Feature Analysis 12/12/2012
APEIRON Biologics AG Establishes Biotech-Spinoff Attoquant Diagnostics 12/4/2012
BioTime (BTX) and Subsidiary LifeMap Sciences Announce the Launch of LifeMap BioReagents™ Portal 11/14/2012
Caliber Biotherapeutics and ImmunGene, Inc. Launch Valor Biotherapeutics 11/14/2012
Yissum Ltd. Announces Formation of Integra Holdings, a Biopharmaceutical Holding Company 10/31/2012
Amgen (AMGN) Closes Deal With Financial Firm to Open New Biotech Company Atara Biotherapeutics 10/29/2012
Roche (RHHBY) Bankrolls R&D in New Biotech Startup 10/12/2012
Drug Development Company Invion Formed Following Completion of CBio Limited M&A Transaction 9/5/2012
Pharmatek Laboratories, Inc. Establishes the Pharmatek Foundation 8/28/2012
Ex-Google Inc. Workers Start Flatiron Health to Help Fight Cancer 8/28/2012
Phenomenex, Inc. Forms Phenova - a Certified Reference Materials Company 8/22/2012
Charles Hensley, Ph.D., Inventor of Zicam(R) Cold Remedy, Creates Itonis Pharmaceuticals, a New Division of Itonis, Inc. 8/16/2012
Elan Corporation PLC (ELN) Fuels Buyout Plans With $130 Million R&D Spinout, Unit Will Have Around 80 Staffers 8/14/2012
Parkinson's Specialist Spins Out From Merck Serono's Soon-to-close R&D Operations 7/30/2012
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Spinning Off Animal Health Biz, New Co. Will be Called Zoetis; Plans IPO 6/8/2012
Galena Biopharma  (RXII) Takes Final Actions to Complete Spin-Off of RXi Pharmaceuticals (RXII) 4/26/2012
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. Creates New Division to Launch TMC435 and Help Conquer Hepatitis C in EMEA 4/19/2012
Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Launches, Joint Venture of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (FUJI) and Kyowa Hakko Kirin for the Development, Manufacturing and Sales of Biosimilars 3/27/2012
Veteran Pharmaceutical Executives Launch Dampier Consulting Group 3/27/2012
Vitrolife Preparing Distribution of the Transplantation Business 3/19/2012
Deals Worth $1.75 Billion Offer Insight into Abbott Laboratories (ABT)'s Spinoff Strategy 3/19/2012
University of Pennsylvania Biotech Spinout Receives Support From Science Center New Ventures Program, Takes Office and Lab Space at Port Business Incubator 3/12/2012
Cardiff University Medical Spin-out Asalus Secures £292,000 2/29/2012
Caxton Advantage Venture Partners Announces Formation of Valence Life Sciences 2/24/2012
Former Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Employees Creates Firm for Working With CROs 2/24/2012
Quintiles, Inc. (QTRN) Takes Stake in UK Biomarker Startup 1/18/2012
Warp Drive Bio Launches With $125 Million from Third Rock Ventures, Greylock, Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) 1/10/2012
MonoSolRx LLC and Midatech Group Launch MidaSol Therapeutics LP 1/5/2012
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Spins Off Biologics Unit Into JV With Essex Woodlands Health Ventures 1/4/2012
Provectus Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its Subsidiaries Complete Unregistered Offering of Units to Facilitate Spin-off of Pure-ific Corporation 12/20/2011
VHGI Holdings, Inc. Announces Intent to Spin-Out Medical Office Software Subsidiary 12/19/2011
Covidien plc (COV) Plans Spin-off of Pharmaceuticals Business 12/15/2011
BioTrak Research Inc. Spins Out Patient Recruiters International, Inc. 11/9/2011
Karo Bio AB Prepares Spin-off of Preclinical Development 10/25/2011
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) to Split Into 2 Companies 10/21/2011
RBCC Forms New Division to Enter $84.6 Billion Biotechnology Sector 10/20/2011
Blaze Bioscience Inc., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Spinoff with ZymoGenetics, Inc. (ZGEN) Vet at the Helm, Seeks to "Paint" Tumors 10/18/2011
RXi Pharmaceuticals (RXII) Plans to Split into Two Public Firms 9/26/2011
Russia Takes Stake in Unusual British Drug Company; New Pharma Company Pro Bono Bio Launches Today 9/12/2011
Panmira Pharmaceuticals, LLC. and FLAP LLC Spun Out of Amira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 9/9/2011
Former Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Employees Start New Firm at Sandwich Site 9/1/2011
Allenex AB Spins off Novahep AB and Recopharma AB 8/25/2011
Cambridge Spin-out, MissionTherapeutics Ltd Raises $10 Million, Eyes Rapid Growth 8/25/2011
inVentiv Health (VTIV) Launches Consolidated Communications Company in Europe 8/24/2011
Noble Life Sciences Inc. Announces the Formation of Its Investment Group, BlackRock BioCapital, LLC 6/30/2011
Can-Fite BioPharma Signed an Agreement to Spin off Its Ophthalmology Activities to a US Based Public Company 6/6/2011
New Company, Airway Therapeutics LLC Formed 6/3/2011
Caerus Discovery, LLC, New Biotechnology Company is Announced 6/1/2011
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) and Investor Group Form New Critical Care Company BioCritica, Sign Xigris License Agreement 5/23/2011
Aurobindo Pharma Mulls Spinning Off Units 5/10/2011
Innate Pharma and TRANSGENE (TRGNY) Announce the Creation of Platine Pharma Services, a New Company Specialized in Immunomonitoring Services 5/4/2011
New Biopharmaceutical Company, Caliber Biotherapeutics to Accelerate Delivery of Vaccines and Protein Therapeutics 4/25/2011
Crystallics - a New Company Spinout with a Long History in Pharmaceutical Development 4/19/2011
Plasticell Spins Out Regenerative Drug Discovery Venture Called 'Progenitor Labs' 4/13/2011
BioTime (BTIM.PK) and XenneX, Inc. Form LifeMap Sciences, Inc. to Create Roadmap for Regenerative Medicine 4/6/2011
Generex Biotechnology Corporation (GNBT) to Spin Out Antigen Express, Inc. (GNBT), Names New CEO and CFO 3/31/2011
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Baby Food Commanding $6.8 Billion in Mead Johnson Nutrition Company Modeled Spinoff: Real M&A 3/17/2011
Phylogica Ltd. Forms Target Discovery Spin-Off, Phenomica, With Cambridge University 3/9/2011
China Cord Blood Corporation Forms Zhejiang Lukou Biotechnology Co., Ltd. Subsidiary 2/22/2011
University of Strathclyde Spin-Out, Fixed Phage Limited, to Apply New Technology for Tackling Infection 1/21/2011
Arrowhead Research Corporation (ARWR) Starts New Subsidiary, Ablaris Therapeutics, to Commercialize Anti-Obesity Technology 12/20/2010
Silicon Biosystems S.p.A. Forms U.S. Subsidiary Silicon Biosystems, Inc. to Commercialize DEPArray(TM) Technology 12/13/2010
Microbix Biosystems Inc. (MBXBF) Forms Influenza Vaccine Subsidiary, Crucible International Biotechnologies 12/3/2010
Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces the Spin-out of Onset Therapeutics and the Launch of PreCision Dermatology Inc. 12/1/2010
Bilcare Research Launched, Furthering Indian CMO’s Global Expansion 12/1/2010
Resolve Therapeutics, University of Washington Spinoff With an Eye on Lupus, Crafts Recession-Era Business Plan 11/10/2010
Horizon Discovery Ltd. Acquires Hypoxium and Launches Horizon Discovery Services Ltd 10/5/2010
Strand Life Sciences Launches Subsidiary Strand Scientific Intelligence, Inc. 10/1/2010
CIT Opens New U.S. Subsidiary, CITox, Inc. 9/27/2010
CytoGenix, Inc. (CYGX) Announces the Formation of Bioenergy, Inc. 9/9/2010
University of Alabama at Birmingham Logs Another Spinoff With Soluble Therapeutics; Company Technology Could Speed Drug Delivery Time to Six Weeks 9/3/2010
TiGenix Announces Spin-Out Of Its Targeted Drug Discovery Activities In New Company Arcarios 8/25/2010
Epitomics, Inc. Spins Off New Biotech Apexigen 8/13/2010
Emergent BioSolutions (EBS) and Temasek Life Science Ventures Pte Ltd (TLV) Establish Joint Venture EPIC BIO Pte Ltd to Develop Broad Spectrum Pandemic Flu Vaccine and Therapeutic 8/11/2010
Proteonomix, Inc. (PROT) Announces the Formation of New Subsidiary, X Gen Medical LLC, to Serve the Global Medical Market 8/6/2010
PhotoCure Establishes US Subsidiary to Build Specialty Dermatology Business 8/4/2010
Prolias LLC Spins Out Prolias Technologies, Inc., a Life Sciences Research Reagent Supplier to the Cancer Research Community 7/27/2010
New Biotech Company, Jinfiniti Biosciences LLC Grows From MCG Diabetes And Genomic Research 7/21/2010
Pharming Group (PHGUF.PK) Completes Spin-Off Of DNage 7/19/2010
Midatech Group and Immunotope, Inc. Form Joint Venture, Syntara LLC, for the Development of Immune Therapies 7/12/2010
Ondine Biopharma Corporation To Form Chronic Sinusitis Treatment Subsidiary Sinuwave Technologies Corporation (OBP) 6/29/2010
PPD, Inc. (PPDI) and Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (FURX) Announce Completion of Spin-Off 6/15/2010
BioTime (BTIM.PK) Forms New Subsidiary, OrthoCyte Corporation, to Develop Treatments for Orthopedic Conditions Using Stem Cell Technology 6/11/2010
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ORMP.OB) Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 6/2/2010
PPD, Inc. (PPDI) Sets Record and Distribution Dates for Spin-Off of Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (FURX) 5/25/2010
Phage Pharmaceuticals (Formerly Known as Phage Biotechnology Corp.) Launched; Receives Funding for Purchase of Assets 5/24/2010
Biotech Incubator Company Opens at University of California, Berkeley (CAL) 5/7/2010
Elan Corporation PLC (ELN) Mulls Spinning Off Drug Delivery Unit to Create Two Publicly Listed Companies 4/19/2010
Researchers Form Startup, Cardioheal, To Develop Peptide Drugs For Damaged Hearts 4/16/2010
ImClone Systems Corporation (IMCL) Founder Waksal Forming New Biotech Venture 2/16/2010
Former CombinatoRx, Incorporated (CRXX) CEO Alexis Borisy Lands at Third Rock Ventures, Launches New Startup, Foundation Medicine 2/11/2010
Abraxis BioScience, Inc. (JOBS) Confirms Plan to Spin-off Abraxis Health in 2010; Abraxis BioScience Inc. CEO to Leave the Company 1/28/2010
New Biotech Company Forms, Cascade ProDrug 1/7/2010
CTD Holdings, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent With J. Jireh Holdings, LLC To Create NanoSonic Products, Inc. 12/22/2009
BIOCIUS Life Sciences, Inc. Forms Independent Operating Company 12/16/2009
Ex-Biotech CEO, Entrepreneur Form VC Firm UnionBridge Management LLC To Create Drug Companies 11/18/2009
PPD, Inc. (PPDI) Announces Plans to Spin off Compound Partnering Business 10/28/2009
ZymoGenetics, Inc. (ZGEN)'s Former Medical Boss Leads Rival Startup, ProFibrix, With Drug For Bleeding 10/26/2009
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Will Spin Off its Medical Device Division 9/1/2009
Waypharm USA, LLC Launches Pharmaceutical and Functional Food Company 8/13/2009
Lilly BioVentures Spins Out from Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) (JOBS) 8/3/2009
Stem Cell Start-ups iZumi Bio and Pierian Merge to Form iPierian Inc.; Grabs $11.5 Million VC Cash 7/8/2009



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