Deals Shaping The Medical Industry, June 2019
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 May 2019.
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Evotec and Takeda aim to develop at least five drug candidates by leveraging the German group’s discovery platform.
Evotec upped its full-year guidance after a strong second quarter that saw an important strategic expansion into the biologics space through the acquisition of Just Biotherapeutics Inc.
Merck KGaA and Artios penned a global three-year strategic research collaboration to discover and develop multiple precision oncology drugs. The deal could be worth close to $7bn for four-year-old Artios. AstraZeneca announced a definitive agreement to acquire public rare disease drug developer Alexion for approximately $39bn. This was 2020’s largest M&A. Financing reached $28bn in biopharma, $879m in device, and $2.4bn in diagnostics.