Health Care Deal News- July 2, 2012


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July 2, 2012 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. The Premiums They Paid, Part II -
    Biotechnology Premiums For The Past Five Years
  3. Spotlight on: Medical Devices
  4. Conference Calendar


Recent Health Care M&A Deals





Keystone Dental, Inc.

Southern Implants, Inc



Semprus BioSciences

$30.0 million





Lightyear Capital

FIS Healthcare Benefit Solutions

$335.0 million






Zipsor (Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)

$25.9 million





McCann Healthcare Worldwide

Double Helix

(up to) $77.72 million


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The Premiums They Paid, Part II -
Biotechnology Premiums For The Past Five Years

With this second installment, we continue our series on premiums paid in the acquisition of publicly traded health care companies over the period 2007-2011. We follow the methodology used in our analysis of premiums paid in the Medical Device sector (see our May 2012 issue)......Read more


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Spotlight on: Medical Devices
Life sciences company Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) recently acquired Dako Denmark A/S, a leader in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, from the private equity fund EQT. Dako’s products are supplied to anatomic pathology labs and generate annual revenue of $326.6 million and EBITDA of $10.3 million. The price is DKK 12.8 billion ($2.2 billion).........Read more

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