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MedPointe and Opportunities in Specialty Pharma: Speed is Expensive

The notion of building up a new drug company with the unwanted, undersized products of ever-bigger Big Pharma is hardly new. But MedPointe, with its acquisition of Carter Wallace's medical products business, is aiming to build up a new firm faster and bigger than can be done simply by in-licensing.
BioPharmaceutical Medical Device

Serono's Global Ambitions

Serono, Europe's biggest biotechnology company, is nearly one hundred years old. Recently, the company has been on a quest to establish a public image quite different from that of a traditional, family-owned pharmaceutical group. Driving Serono into the public eye is Ernesto Bertarelli, who took the helm from his father in 1996. The structural changes he brought about provided the framework for modernization. But Serono still has to make its mark in the US, where the most important determinant of success will be the timing of its launch of Rebif, its multiple sclerosis drug.
BioPharmaceutical Strategy

Purdue Flexes Mid-Sized Muscle

One big drug is dramatically expanding the ambitions of family-owned Purdue. Now the mid-sized firm is aggressively pursuing in-licensing opportunities and building its own research capacity. Its size and private status allow it to craft flexible terms for a broad range of drugs, without worrying about Wall St. But can this inward focused company adapt to the more public requirement of its aggressive growth plans?
BioPharmaceutical Strategy

Dealmaking in Oncology

The oncology markets are still small, but dealmaking is hotter here than in any other therapeutic category.
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