US pharma giant Merck to buy Australian biotech company Viralytics for $394m

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Merck acquisition of Viralytics : US pharma giant Merck has made an AUD 502 million ($394 million) deal to acquire Viralytics, an Australian biotech company focused on developing oncolytic immunotherapy treatments for various cancers. Merck will acquire the Australian biotech company through More...

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By businessnewstoday On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

HECL to distribute Cardax astaxanthin dietary supplement ZanthoSyn in China

Cardax, a Hawaii-based pharma company has inked a purchase agreement with Hong Kong-based Health Elite Club (HECL) for distribution of ZanthoSyn, its astaxanthin dietary supplement for inflammatory health and longevity, More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Roche to acquire US oncology software company Flatiron Health for $1.9bn

Roche acquisition of Flatiron Health: Swiss pharma company Roche is all set to fully acquire oncology software company Flatiron Health in a $1.9 billion deal to speed up development of cancer drugs. A little over More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Charles River to acquire MPI Research for $800m

Pharma acquisition news: US-based Charles River Laboratories International has agreed to acquire non-clinical contract research organization (CRO) MPI Research for about $800 million. Based in Michigan, MPI offers More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Seattle Genetics to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics to boost oncology portfolio

Pharma acquisition news : Seattle Genetics has made a deal of about $614 million to acquire Cascadian Therapeutics, a California-based biotechnology company focused on the development of oncology products, in a More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Sanofi to acquire Belgian biotech company Ablynx for €3.9bn

Pharma acquisition news : French pharma company Sanofi has clinched a deal to acquire Belgian biotech company Ablynx for a sum of around €3.9 billion in an all-cash deal. Headquartered in Ghent, Ablynx, which More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Sanofi Acquisition of Bioverativ : Sanofi to buy US biotech company for $11.6bn

Pharma acquisition news : French pharma company Sanofi has struck a deal to acquire Bioverativ, a US biotech company for about $11.6 billion to grow its presence in specialty care and strengthen its position in More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Takeda offers €520m to acquire European cell therapy company TiGenix

Pharma acquisition news : Japanese pharma company Takeda Pharmaceutical proposes to acquire TiGenix, a cell therapy company in Belgium for €520 million to grow its late-stage gastroenterology portfolio along with More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Allergan job cuts 2018 : Irish pharma company to cut more than 1,000 jobs in cost-cutting move

Allergan job cuts 2018 : Allergan, the owner of Botox cosmetic injection, has notified its plans to slash more than 1,000 jobs across its group as part of a cost-cutting measure. Facing the axe in the Allergan layoffs More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Mallinckrodt to acquire constipation drug Amitiza owner Sucampo for $1.2bn

Pharma acquisition news : UK-based Mallinckrodt has agreed to acquire Sucampo Pharmaceuticals along with its commercial and development assets including the constipation drug Amitiza (lubiprostone), for about $1.2 More...