Health Care Deal News- December 17, 2012

 

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December 17, 2012 Issue:

 

  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Big Pharma And M&A -
    Will The Big Deals Become A Thing Of The Past
  3. Spotlight on: Medical Devices
  4. Webcast Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals

BIOTECHNOLOGY

Acquirer

Target

Price

Amgen

deCode Genetics

$415 million

 Gilead Sciences

 YM BioSciences Inc.

 $510 million

E-HEALTH

Acquirer

Target

Price

Sutherland Global Services

Apollo Health Street Limited

$184.1 million

PHARMACEUTICALS

Acquirer

Target

Price

Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc.

Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

$25 million

OTHER

Acquirer

Target

Price

 BioScrip

 HomeChoice Partners, Inc.

 $70 million

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Big Pharma And M&A -
Will The Big Deals Become A Thing Of The Past

With all the talk of health care reform, or “ObamaCare,” moving forward as a result of both the Supreme Court decision last June and President Obama’s reelection last month, we thought it might be worthwhile to take a look at the pharmaceutical M&A market going forward and what impact these “reforms” will have on transaction size, frequency and structure.....Read more

 

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Spotlight on: Medical Devices
Vessix Vascular, Inc.’s breakthrough device, an easy-to-use renal denervation system that treats uncontrolled hypertension, made it a natural acquisition target for Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX). Boston Scientific develops and manufactures minimally invasive medical devices used in interventional cardiology, cardiac rhythm management, peripheral interventions, electrophysiology, among others...Read more

 
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