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Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q2 2010

Executive Summary

Highlights from the Q2 2010 review of pharmaceutical and biotechnology dealmaking: Biopharma companies raised a total of $3.4bn through 96 financings. Twenty-one acquisitions together reached $20.2bn, thanks to five deals each exceeding $3 billion - in aggregate accounting for 91% of the M&A total. The alliance volume was up to 115 transactions for a total of $2.8 billion in pre-commercialization money, with seven deals surpassing the $100 million mark.

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