Industry Trend Analysis - Acquisition Bids Highlight Strength Of Stada's Business - 13 MAR 2017
Corporate Financing week March 2017 / Germany / Industry
Potential interest in acquiring Stada Arzneimittel has been building for almost a year, and has now come into the open with these three initial bids. Interest from other firms is certainly a possib...
Industry Trend Analysis - Azaya Acquisition Will Benefit Cytori's Cell Therapy Pipeline - 06 MAR 2017
Corporate Financing week March 2017 / United States / Industry
Cytori's acquisition of Azaya Therapeutics will provide the company with a nanoparticle platform that it can apply to its current pipeline to aid in delivery. The two near-to-market oncology compou...
Company Trend Analysis - Komatsu Acquisition Of Joy Global: Initial Thoughts - 01 AUG 2016
Corporate Financing week July 2016 / Vietnam / Industry
The acquisition of US mining machinery company Joy Global by Japanese machinery major Komatsu illustrates a number of key trends in the machinery industry as well as highlights several of our key...
Industry Trend Analysis - Medivation Trying To Ignite Bidding War - 25 JULY 2016
Corporate Financing week July 2016 / United States / Industry
A bidding war will likely ensue after Medivation has essentially put itself up for sale. Sanofi could eventually conquer Medivation, but a challenge from Pfizer is probable. Xtandi appears to be...
Industry Trend Analysis - Lupin On Course To Cement Place In US Market - 14 MAR 2016
Corporate Financing week March 2016 / India / Industry
US FTC consent for Lupin's proposed acquisition of Gavis Pharmaceuticals brings the acquisition a step closer to completion, and with only two products to be divested, the acquisition will be a...
Industry Trend Analysis - Hikma On Track To Boost US Generic Injectables Presence - 07 MAR 2016
Corporate Financing week March 2016 / United States / Industry
Despite the divestitures required by the FTC, Hikma's ongoing acquisition of what was essentially Boehringer Ingelheim's entire generics business will serve to substantially increase Hikma's positi...
Industry Trend Analysis - Biotie Acquisition Underscores Acorda's Focus On Parkinson's Need - 01 FEB 2016
Corporate Financing week January 2016 / Finland / Industry
The heavy investment Acorda has made into its Parkinson's pipeline by the acquisition of Biotie will raise concerns over the additional risk bourn by the company. Tozadenant has broad potential in...
Industry Trend Analysis - Pfizer-Allergan Tax Inversion To Close Despite Opposition - 30 NOV 2015
Corporate Financing week November 2015 / United States / Industry
Pfizer's controversial 'tax inversion' of Allergan is likely to close despite bipartisan annoyance at the deal, which will deprive the US Treasury of billions of dollars in taxes over the next few years. It is too late for Congress to pass legislation to prevent such deals before the 2016 presidential election. While the government has the authority to implement retroactive changes to the rules...
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Corporate Financing Analysis - Leighton's Importance Highlighted By ACS' Assertions - 24 MAR 2014
Corporate Financing week March 2014 / Australia / Finance
We believe Hochtief's push for greater board representation and ownership of Leighton highlight the growing importance of Leighton Holdings on Hochtief's parent company, ACS - an unsurprising...
Corporate Financing Analysis - CFR's Bid To Acquire Adcock Collapses - 17 FEB 2014
Corporate Financing week February 2014 / South Africa / Finance
With CFR's bid to acquire Adcock now thwarted, Adcock and its shareholders, including the newly dominant holder, Bidvest, will need to consider how best to improve Adcock's performance against the...