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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, Pharmaceuticals, and Research/Analytical – and then categorized by type – Acquisition, Alliance, or Financing. This month’s column covers deals announced February 2015.
Sanofi moves into ROR gamma T R&D for potential autoimmune therapies in collaboration with Lead Pharma, while Intrexon acquires Belgium’s ActoGeniX and its platform technology for creating a novel class of biotherapeutics targeting the oral and GI tracts. Teva heads off dispute with Eagle, bringing in new bendamustine formulation.