Tag archive for ‘Switzerland’
By Soujanya Ravi On Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Transocean to acquire rival offshore drilling contractor Ocean Rig

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Energy acquisition news : Transocean, a Swiss offshore drilling contractor, has agreed to acquire its peer Ocean Rig, a Greece-based operator of semi-submersible More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, April 9th, 2018

Novartis to buy US gene therapy company AveXis for $8.7bn

Novartis acquisition of AveXis : Swiss pharma company Novartis has struck a $8.7 billion to acquire US gene therapy company AveXis in a move to bolster its gene therapy and neuroscience pipeline. Novartis Acquisition More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

GSK to buy out Novartis’ stake in consumer healthcare JV for $13bn

Pharma acquisition news : GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to buy out Swiss pharma company Novartis’ stake of 36.5% in their consumer healthcare joint venture (JV) for a price of $13 billion, just days after pulling More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Danish pharma company Lundbeck to buy Parkinson’s drug developer Prexton

Pharma acquisition news : Danish pharma company Lundbeck has reached an agreement, expected to be worth around $1.1 billion, to acquire Prexton Therapeutics, a Swiss pharma company focused on Parkinson’s drug More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

LafargeHolcim buys UK-based construction material supplier Kendall Group

Swiss building material company LafargeHolcim has purchased Kendall Group, an aggregates and ready-mix concrete manufacturer based in southern England for an undisclosed price as per the latest construction industry 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 Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Nestle acquires majority stake in organic food company Terrafertil

Food acquisition news : Food and beverage giant Nestle has bought a majority stake in a Latin American organic food company Terrafertil, a producer of plant-based foods and healthy snacks for an undisclosed price. Nestle More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, December 22nd, 2017

US cancer drug maker Ignyta to be acquired by Roche for $1.7bn

Roche acquisition of Ignyta : Swiss pharma company Roche Pharmaceuticals has signed a merger agreement with Ignyta to acquire the US cancer drug maker for $1.7 billion in an all-cash transaction, in a move to expand More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Nestle to acquire supplement and vitamin maker Atrium Innovations for $2.3bn

Food acquisition news : Swiss food and beverage giant Nestle has struck a deal to acquire nutritional health products manufacturer Atrium Innovations based in Canada for $2.3 billion from a consortium of investors. Nestle More...

By businessnewstoday On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Novartis to buy nuclear medicine company Advanced Accelerator Applications

Pharma acquisition news : Novartis, the Switzerland-based global healthcare company will acquire Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a French radiopharmaceutical company for a sum of $3.9 billion, in a move More...