Deals In Depth: March 2018
Merck & Co and Eisai expanded upon a 2015 trial collaboration and signed a $5.8 billion alliance. Vertical integration in the health care services industry continued with Cigna's $67 billion acquisition of PBM Express Scripts. Siemens Healthineers' $5.2 billion IPO propelled device financing to $6bn.
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Sangamo licensed Biogen zinc finger protein transcription factor candidates in an alliance worth over $2bn. Exercising an option it gained in 2017, Takeda bought celiac disease-focused PvP Biologics for up to $330m in earn-outs. A strong showing of IPOs prompted biopharma financing to increase from last month.
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Dealmaking column is a survey of recent health care transactions listed by relevant industry segment – In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced February 2020.