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Hijacking The Messenger
Recent excitement around exosomes underscores their potential to solve drug delivery challenges that have limited the power and applicability of the biopharma industry’s growing arsenal of therapeutic modalities.
CNS IPOs Follow Broad Industry Trends
Datamonitor Healthcare's five-year review of initial public offerings of CNS-focused companies shows that they held their own compared with other biopharma sectors. The markets rewarded pain and neurodegenerative disease-focused players in particular. Step-up multiples in CNS IPOs slightly outpaced those for other biotechs.
Inside Bayer Oncology: An Interview With Robert LaCaze
Bayer AG may more often make headlines for its deal-making in consumer health and agriculture, but the massive German conglomerate sees oncology drugs as a key engine of future success within its high-growth pharmaceuticals business. A Q&A with Robert LaCaze, EVP of Bayer's new Oncology Strategic Business Unit.
Mid Pharma Companies Show Strength In Dealmaking
Datamonitor Healthcare's mid pharma peer set, a group that boasts efficiency in R&D but still relies on business development for growth, has signed a significant number of alliances over the past six years to build out the pipeline in innovative areas.
GSK Vaccines: Injecting Visibility
A broad vaccines portfolio, a blockbuster asset swap with Novartis, and an R&D revamp including significant, long-term investment in technology platforms have cemented GlaxoSmithKline’s leadership in a perennially lucrative business that is core to its corporate ethos. Why hasn’t anyone seemed to notice?
2015 Exits: Biotech’s Big Year
Fewer companies went public in 2015 than during the peak year of 2014, but on average 2015’s US IPO crop raised more money and at better valuations. And thanks to a jump in private biotech acquisition volume and valuations, investors enjoyed a tremendous year for biotech exits.