Health Care Deal News - July 16, 2012

 

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July 16, 2012 Issue:

 

  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Amylin Gets Bid Up-
    Bristol-Myers Squibb Finishes What It Started In February
  3. Spotlight on: E-Health
  4. Conference Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals

HOSPITALS

Acquirer

Target

Price

 Restora Healthcare Holdings

 Trillium Specialty Hospitals

 N/A

LABORATORIES, MRI AND DIALYSIS

Acquirer

Target

Price

 Luminex Corporation

 GenturaDx

 $50.0 million

MANAGED CARE

Acquirer

Target

Price

 WellPoint, Inc.

 Amerigroup Corporation

 $4.9 billion

OTHER

Acquirer

Target

Price

Omnicare, Inc.

Five Star’s Pharmacy Business

$30.7 million

 BioRx

 Coagulife Pharmacy

 N/A

 

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Amylin Gets Bid Up-
Bristol-Myers Squibb Finishes What It Started In February

Hindsight always helps, but it looks like the board of Amylin (NASDAQ: AMLN) had it right when they rejected the unsolicited bid from Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) last February for $22.00 per share.  It was a decent premium of nearly 100% above AMLN’s price before it announced the results of its new diabetes drug treatment......Read more
 

 

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Spotlight on: E-Health
Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) is entering into an agreement with Action Pharma A/S to develop and commercialize Action’s AP214, a compound to prevent acute kidney injury associated with major cardiac surgery. Under terms of the deal, ABT will pay Action, a company based in Denmark, $110.0 million upfront........Read more

 
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