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Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q3 2011

Executive Summary

Biopharma financing dropped in Q3 2011 to $1.3 billion, down from $6.3 billion in Q2. There were 20 M&A deals that totaled $30.9 billion, attributed mainly to the $27.7 million merger of PBMs Express Scripts and Medco. Almost a quarter of the alliances penned were for preclinical assets.

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