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In Vivo's 2016 Deals Of The Year: The Winners Are…

Executive Summary

We nominated 15 deals in three categories. You picked the winners. (Free article.)

Top Alliance: AstraZeneca's Asset Drop

Top Financing: It's A Tie!

  • 40% of you voted for the $474 million equity financing that mRNA drug developer Moderna Therapeutics LLC closed in September. And 40% voted for Samsung BioLogics'$2 billion IPO –a big validation for biologics development in South Korea and also a demonstration of the importance of diversification for parent Samsung.

Top M&A: QuintilesIMS: Big Merger In Big Data

  • 31% of you chose Quintiles' $9 billion merger with IMS Health. QuintilesIMS will have a market cap close to $18 billion, not to mention a huge head start in finding real-world evidence solutions for clients. Pfizer Inc.'s $14 billion buy of Medivation Inc. was a close second, with 29% of the vote.

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