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More merger talks for Claris Lifesciences: Pfizer, Amneal, Novartis…

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India-based CLARIS Lifesciences Ltd., which operates a generic sterile injectables business, has become the belle of the ball as multi-national companies such as Pfizer Inc., Amneal, Novartis AG and Indian companies such as Lupin and Cipla, are lining up to play the Read the full story

Novartis eyes for more pharma deals in Israel

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Novartis , the world's biggest pharmaceutical (big pharma) company, recently increased its interest in Israel to sign pharma deals. For a long time, the company was active in marketing and clinical trials in Israel, and now it is involved in investment as well. Read the full story

Charles River Laboratories hunts for M&A

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M&A hunt: Speaking at the Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference last week, James Foster, chief executive officer of Charles River Laboratories, indicated the company was actively looking for merger and acquisition targets in 2015. Read the full story

M&A news: who will win the bidding race?

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M&A news: The Canadian pharma company Valeant Pharmaceuticals is rumoured to be raising money to make a bid for specialty drugmaker Salix Pharmaceuticals, according to Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter.

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Biotech rumor mill : Helix BioPharma in the spotlight

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Biotech rumor mill: Helix BioPharma Corp. announced Friday that it has begun “a comprehensive exploration of growth opportunities,” code that most of the biotech market has taken to mean the company has a shopping list of potential acquisitions and will be buying snap-on targets soon. Read the full story

Bayer hungry for pharma deals to expand business

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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. Read the full story

Arbor Pharma looking for an acquisition and merger partner

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Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC is allegedly exploring a potential acquisition and merger partner that could bring in more than $1 billion, according to people who are close to the situation.

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Pfizer is in talks to acquire Actavis

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Pfizer Inc. has approached Actavis with a possibility to acquire the company. Read the full story

Akorn to bid for an acquisition of UCB’s subsidiary

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Akorn targets UCB's subsidiary for acquisition for tax inversion. Read the full story

Pharma and biotech clinical stage partnering – recent trends 2009 to 2014

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Partnering trends for the top pharma and biotech companies reviewed with over 2,000 deals analyzed – including summary biopharma deal financials Read the full story