Deals In Depth: July 2020
Daiichi Sankyo partnered its Phase I DS-1062 for non-small cell lung cancer and triple negative breast cancer with AstraZeneca in a deal that could be worth up to $6bn. Medtronic entered into an agreement to acquire Medicrea in an all-cash tender offer for total consideration of approximately $228m (including approximately $57M of net cash and liabilities). Financing reached $11.7bn in biopharma, $1.4bn in device, and $597m in diagnostics.
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During Q3, biopharmas brought in an aggregate $36.6bn in financing and device company fundraising totaled $3.3bn; while in vitro diagnostic firms and research tools players raised $3.4bn.
Seattle Genetics and Merck penned an agreement to globally develop and commercialize (on a co-exclusive basis) Seattle Genetics’ ladiratuzumab vedotin, an investigational antibody-drug conjugate in Phase II trials for breast cancer and other solid tumors. The deal has a potential value of over $4bn. While Gilead Sciences entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Immunomedics Inc. for $88 per share in cash, or approximately $21bn. The transaction is expected to close in Q4 2020. Financing reached $14.6bn in biopharma, $824m in devices and $1.9bn in diagnostics.
Biogen and Denali entered into a potential $2.15bn alliance for Denali’s DNL151 for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Siemens Healthineers announced plans to acquire Varian Medical for $16.4bn. Financing reached $7.9bn in biopharma, $501m in device, and $639m in diagnostics.