Health Care Deal News- January 7, 2013 - The 2012 Billion-Dollar Club - Slowing Down: Just 31 Buyers Spent $82.6 Billion, Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN), Maker of Botox, Agreed to Pay $350 Million Upfront for SkinMedica, Inc


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January 7, 2013 Issue:


  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. The 2012 Billion-Dollar Club -
    Slowing Down: Just 31 Buyers Spent $82.6 Billion
  3. Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
  4. Webcast Calendar


Recent Health Care M&A Deals





Amarantus BioScience, Inc.

 25 Patents from Power3 Medical Products

$40 thousand

Coronado Biosciences, Inc.

Rights to TSO

$1.5 million

Questcor Pharmaceuticals

BioVectra Inc. 

$50.7 million





Southeast Health Center

 Dexter Hospital, LLC

$9.8 million





 Brady Corp.

 Precision Dynamics Corp.

 $300 million


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The 2012 Billion-Dollar Club -
Slowing Down: Just 31 Buyers Spent $82.6 Billion

The U.S. economy is still sluggish, and that seems to be the case in the health care M&A market in 2012.  The number of billion-dollar deals announced by early December was off by 9% compared with 2011, and the combined total spent on those billion-dollar deals decreased by 36.9% compared with the year before.  The year isn’t over yet, of course....Read more


Upcoming Interactive M&A Webcast:
Key Growth Sectors in the Health Care Merger & Acquisition Market
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 1:00 pm ET            
Among the dozen or more sectors that make up the health care services industry, a handful has displayed extraordinary growth in the last several quarters. Activity in other sectors has remained fairly consistent — let’s say stable — while a few sectors continue to languish below the radar. Our panel of experts includes: Steve Economou (Moderator), Managing Director, Curtis Financial; Carsten Beith, Managing Director and Group Head, Tax-Exempt M&A, Cain Brothers; Trey Crabb, Managing Director, Ziegler; Stephen M. Monroe, Managing Editor and Partner, Irving Levin Associates, Inc.; and Joshua Nemzoff, President, Nemzoff & Co.
Go to or call 800-248-1668 to register.


Spotlight on: Pharmaceuticals
Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN), maker of Botox, agreed to pay $350 million upfront for SkinMedica, Inc., a privately held seller of prescription and non-prescription aesthetic skin-care products. In addition to the upfront cash, SkinMedica could receive another $25 million contingent on the acquired products reaching certain sales targets....Read more

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