Deals in Depth: April 2010
April's leaders included a $165mm deal that gave Allergan rights to Serenity's late-stage Ser120 for nocturia. Medtronic offered $313mm to buy cardiac device company ATS Medical. Of the nearly $1bn in IPO money, 85% came from one company - Shenzhen Hepalink Pharma. Follow-on dollars on the device side were strong, with two companies bringing over $70mm, while both biopharma and device companies together raised $568mm in private financings.
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