Industry Trend Analysis - Innate Immune Therapies Next Immuno-Oncology Focus - 23 OCT 2017
Corporate Financing week October 2017 / United States / Industry
Merck & Co's acquisition of Rigontec reflects a focus on the differentiated innate immune segment of the immuno-oncology market. Big pharma is turning its focus to this sector, and small...
Industry Trend Analysis - Divestments Highlight Endo's Commitment To Its US Businesses - 17 JULY 2017
Corporate Financing week July 2017 / Ireland / Industry
The completed divestment of Litha Healthcare and proposed divestment of Somar indicate that Endo International is winding down its International Pharmaceuticals segment. Litha and Somar both repres...
Industry Trend Analysis - New Bids For Stada Are Likely - 17 JULY 2017
Corporate Financing week July 2017 / Germany / Industry
The failure of Bain Capital and Cinven Partners' bid to acquire Stada Arzneimittel has already led to speculation of a new acquisition attempt. Given Stada's strong position, it seems highly likely...
Industry Trend Analysis - Protein Sciences Acquisition Will Provide Sanofi Time To Find Oncology Deal - 24 JULY 2017
Corporate Financing week July 2017 / United States / Industry
Sanofi's acquisition of Protein Sciences will help to support the growth of its vaccines business. It will also help the company buy some time, but there is pressure on for Sanofi to acquire an...
Industry Trend Analysis - Baxalta Acquisition Bearing Fruit For Shire - 22 MAY 2017
Corporate Financing week May 2017 / Ireland / Industry
Strong organic growth from Shire's legacy products and the contribution from Baxalta's product sales expedited a solid commercial performance in Q117. Shire remains on track to deliver its impressi...
Industry Trend Analysis - Core Growth Drivers Deliver Impressive Sales Returns For Bayer - 22 MAY 2017
Corporate Financing week May 2017 / Germany / Industry
Bayer's better-than-expected Q117 financial results bode well for the company's outlook for 2017. Growth was largely driven by consistently strong business developments within the pharmaceuticals...
Industry Trend Analysis - Increased M&A Likely As Chinese Competition Rises - 01 MAY 2017
Corporate Financing week April 2017 / Global / Industry
As Chinese infrastructure firms expand globally, there is the potential for increased M&A activity as established, incumbent firms aim to improve competitiveness and Chinese companies...
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...