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Biopharma Quarterly Dealmaking Statistics, Q4 2016

A look at financing, M&A and alliance activity October–December 2016

Executive Summary

Biopharma companies closed out 2016 with $9.6 billion in financing, the strongest quarter of the year. M&A deals reached $12.2 billion in value, led by Lonza's takeover of Capsugel; most of the fourth quarter's largest partnerships were built around innovative platforms in antibodies, peptides and gene therapy.

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