Deals In Depth: April 2016
Allergan rebounded from the derailed Pfizer acquisition by signing a $3 billion partnership with Heptares to develop small-molecule muscarinic receptor agonists in CNS diseases; there was a huge consolidation in cardiovascular devices through Abbott's $25 billion purchase of St. Jude Medical. Biopharma funding totaled $1.1 billion, while device fundraising reached $248 million.
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