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FerroKin BioSciences Inc.

Division of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
www.ferrokin.com

Latest From FerroKin BioSciences Inc.

Start-Up Quarterly Statistics, Q1 2012

Biopharma start-ups raised $338.1 million – 51% less than in Q4 2011. Device companies brought in $123.7 million and diagnostics firms raised $99.3 million; Series C rounds generated more money in both the device and diagnostic sectors than any other financing type. Cancer was the most prevalent therapeutic area for biopharma alliances. During Q1, M&As across biopharma and diagnostic industries were valued at a total of $471 million.

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Deals In Depth: March 2012

Glaxo sold a European portfolio of non-core OTC products to Omega Pharma for $614 million. Device companies Zoll Medical and Cameron Health were acquired in two separate billion-dollar-plus deals. Biopharma funding reached $1 billion and device firms raised $539 million.

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Biopharma Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q1 2012

Biopharma financing totaled $3.7 billion in Q1 2012, $1 billion more than the previous quarter. A total of 22 M&As – with a potential value of $9.28 billion – were completed. Acquisitions of private biotechs structured with earn-outs were a highlight. About a quarter of the alliances involved Big Pharmas, with GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis taking the lead.

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Deals Shaping The Medical Industry, April 2012

The Dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Elsevier's Strategic Transactions database, providing comprehensive transaction coverage from 1991 to the present.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Blood & Coagulation Disorders & Products
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
  • Senior Management
  • Hugh Y Rienhoff, MD, CEO
  • Contact Info
  • FerroKin BioSciences Inc.
    2729 Debbie Ct.
    San Carlos , CA 94070
    USA
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