Health Care Deal News- August 13, 2012

 

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August 13, 2012 Issue:

 

  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Second Quarter M&A Results--
    Steady As She Goes...But The Third Quarter Starts Slowly
  3. Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
  4. Webcast Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE

Acquirer

Target

Price

Wellness Center USA, Inc.

 CNS-Wellness LLC

 $8.0 million

LABORATORIES, MRI, AND DIALYSIS

Acquirer

Target

Price

 CardioNet, Inc.

 CardioCORE Lab, Inc.

 $23.5 Million

MEDICAL DEVICES

Acquirer

Target

Price

 Airgas

 Ferguson Industrial Gases and Reese Oxygen & Hydro-Testing, LLC

 N/A

PHARMACEUTICALS

Acquirer

Target

Price

OPKO Health

 Farmadiet Group Holding, S.L

 $16.8 million; half paid upfront, other half  over next 18 months

MEI Pharma

Pracinostat (S*BIO)

$500,000 of common stock to S*BIO & milestone payments of up to $75.2 million

 

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Second Quarter M&A Results--
Steady As She Goes...But The Third Quarter Starts Slowly

As markets continue to react to the tremendous amount of changes occurring as a result of health care reform legislation, the consolidation of the health care industry continued on a fairly steady trajectory throughout the second quarter of 2012.......Read more
 

 

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Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
In the largest transaction of the month, and one that certainly was not a surprise, GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) finally prevailed in its pursuit of Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ: HGSI), but it took them three months to secure the deal.  GSK is paying $14.25 per share, or $3.6 billion, which represents a 99% premium...........Read more

 
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