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Deal Watch table for August 2013

Table listing all the major pharma mergers, acquisitions and collaborations in the past month

This table lists all the major pharma collaborations, acquisitions and mergers agreed during August 2013.

For an indepth analysis of these deals, read 'Pharma deals during August 2013'

Licensor acquired / licensee acquirer

Deal type

Product / technology

Headline ($m)

Onyx Pharmaceuticals / Amgen Acquisition Cancer drugs including Kyprolis, Nexavar and Stivarga 10,400
Hi-Tech Pharmacal /
Acquisition Develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription and OTC products 640
Compugen /
Collaboration and licence agreement Research, development, and commercialisation of antibody-based therapeutics for cancer immunotherapy against two novel checkpoint regulators 540
Amplimmune /
Acquisition AMP-514, a preclinical PD-1 monoclonal antibody. Other pipeline assets include several preclinical molecules targeting the B7 pathways 500
Systagenix /
Kinetic Concepts
Merger and acquisition Advanced wound care products 485
OptiMedica  /
Acquisition Ophthalmic device company 400
Thornton & Ross /
Stada Arzneimittel
Acquisition OTC manufacturer 345
Endosense  /
St Jude Medical
Acquisition Catheter ablation 331
Medafor /
C. R. Bard
Acquisition Arista® MPH Hemostat 280
ProFibrix /
The Medicines Company
Acquisition Fibrocaps, dry powder haemostat 240
Boca Pharmacal /
Acquisition Speciality generics 225
ImmunoGen Inc /
Licence Maytansinoid-based Targeted Antibody Payload (TAP) technology 200.5
Cardiocom /
Acquisition Remote monitoring devices and telehealth technologies 200
Crealta Pharmaceuticals / GTCR, Ed Fiorentino JV Speciality pharmaceuticals 200
Merck & Co /
Avanir Pharmaceuticals
Co-promotion Januvia, Janumet and Jamumet XR in nursing homes 180
GardenHills /
Acquisition Generic drug manufacture 151
Acton Pharmaceuticals / Meda Acquisition Respiratory medicines including the inhaled corticosteroid Aerospan™ (flunisolide) for the treatment of asthma 135
Theragenics  /
Acquisition Surgical device manufacturer 68
Immco Diagnostics /
Trinity Biotech
Acquisition Development, manufacture and sale of autoimmune test kits 33
Pernix Therapeutics / Breckenridge Pharma Acquisition 11 Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs), certain ANDAs in various stages of development, 7 marketed products 30


The Deal Watch table is compiled by Medius Associates

12th September 2013

The Deal Watch table is compiled by Medius Associates

12th September 2013

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