Almirall acquires US medical dermatology portfolio from Allergan

Almirall, S.A. (ALM) has announced the acquisition of a portfolio of five products from Allergan’s Medical Dermatology unit in the United States for $500...

UDG Healthcare acquire Create NYC and SmartAnalyst

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Laekna acquires worldwide rights to two oncology assets

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LEO Pharma to acquire Bayer’s dermatology unit

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AstraZeneca sells rights for Atacand to Cheplapharm

AstraZeneca has agreed to sell the commercial rights to Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) and Atacand Plus (fixed-dose combination of candesartan cilexetil and hydrochlorothiazide) in Europe...

NanoGenics acquired to advance gene therapy

The Scottish Biotech company Ryboquin, announces the acquisition of Nanogenic Solutions, to form a new product and platform company, Nanogenics Limited. The combined company,...

EUSA Pharma announce acquisition of SYLVANT® from Janssen

EUSA Pharma acquires SYLVANT from Janssen for $115 million

BioIVT acquires Optivia Biotechnology

BioIVT, a provider of research models and services for drug development, has announced that it has acquired Santa Clara, CA-based Optivia Biotechnology and its...

Sanofi and Advent finalise negotiations for the acquisition of Zentiva

Sanofi and Advent International (Advent) have finished negotiations for the acquisition of Zentiva - Sanofi's European generics business. Advent and the companies have signed a Share Purchase Agreement worth €1.9 billion...

Takeda ups bid to $65 billion in negotiations to buy Shire

Takeda has increased offer to buy Shire for a mix of stock and cash worth ~$65 billion

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