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Current Agreements Deal Analysis Update : December 2014

Posted on 04 December 2014

This month we provide you with an overview of deal analysis in the life science sectors, covering partnering, M&A and financing in November 2014 and give you an exclusive opportunity to gain discounted annual subscription access to our database.

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Aspen Pharmacare – Africa’s biggest generic drugmaker

Posted on 26 November 2014

Aspen Pharmacare specialises in the production of branded and generic pharmaceuticals and is currently the biggest pharmaceutical company in South Africa taking a 15% share of the total market.

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Current Agreements Deal Analysis Update : November 2014

Posted on 04 November 2014

This month we provide you with an overview of deal analysis in the life science sectors, covering partnering, M&A and financing in October 2014.

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Bayer hungry for pharma deals to expand business

Posted on 31 October 2014

Big pharma company Bayer , is going hunting for pharma deals again, with its chief executive expected to tell media outlets  that it is looking for further takeover pharma deals. 

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Equity firms eye Bayer’s plastic business merger

Posted on 27 October 2014

Private equity firms are circling Bayer’s €10bn plastics business merger, hoping to divert the German drugmaker from its plan to list the division, two people familiar with the matter said yesterday.

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Both, Actavis and Sanofi competing for Omega Pharma

Posted on 22 October 2014

Several companies are rumored to be competing to acquire Omega Pharma, the fastest growing consumer healthcare company in the U.K. and Ireland.

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Regenerative Medicine deal trends article

Posted on 22 October 2014

The field of regenerative medicine is an up and coming new approach of targeting and treating diseases, it involves the repair and restoration of previously damaged tissues or organs in the body. The regenerative medicine market was worth $16bn in 2013 and industry analysts predict that this will leap to over $60bn by 2020. The more »

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Pharmacyclics: Partnering activity 2009-2014

Posted on 20 October 2014

Pharmacyclics, listed as a new big biotech entrant in 2014, works to improve the lives of cancer affected patients by entering into strategic partnering deals to support its product pipeline.

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AbbVie rethinking the $54 billion acquisition of Shire

Posted on 16 October 2014

In response to recent changes to the U.S. tax code to discourage so-called tax inversion deals, Chicago-based AbbVie recently indicated it was rethinking its $54 billion takeover bid of U.K.-based Shire.

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Actavis chasing Allergan also…which way will Allergan go?

Posted on 15 October 2014

Actavis Plc plans to approach Allergan Inc again about a potential merger, as the Botox maker warms up to the possibility of a sale, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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