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Indian officials to scrutinize pharmaceutical M&As

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • October 20 2011

Indian ministry officials have apparently decided that foreign companies may continue to invest in new pharmaceutical industry projects but that foreign proposals for mergers and acquisitions in this sector will have to undergo enhanced scrutiny

NASDAQ Biotechnology Index surpasses all-time high in 1Q13

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index reportedly rose in the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13) above levels last seen during the 2000 genomics bubble peakthe

Court upholds drug profit sharing; pharma co. breached agreement to negotiate deal

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2012

A Delaware court has issued a letter opinion finalizing its 2011 ruling requiring SIGA Technologies Inc. to share profits from its smallpox drug with PharmAthene, Inc. PharmAthene, Inc. v. SIGA Techs, Inc., No. 267-VCP (Del. Ch., decided May 31, 2012

Venture capitalists are returning to life-sciences investing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2012

Reuters reports that a number of global venture firms have renewed their interest in the life sciences and health-care sectors, motivated by big acquisitions, U.S. laws speeding up certain drug approval processes and new products that have broadened the life-sciences definition

Quebec establishes new venture capital fund to invest in biotech research

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2011

Quebec's Charest administration has reportedly launched the third of three new venture capital funds to provide more than $41 million for investment in biotechnology research

Synageva announces $25 million for rare disease product development

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2011

Synageva BioPharma Corp. has announced an additional $25 million in private equity financing to support therapeutic product development

Cincinnati investor closes $4.4 million fund to invest in startups

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

Cincinnati-based CincyTech, a venture development company that invests in startup biotech, information technology and advanced manufacturing businesses, has announced the closing of a $4.4 million Fund II targeted for 10 to 12 new startups in southwest Ohio

Fewer small biotech companies go public

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2011

Smaller biotechnology companies maneuvering through drug-development regulations are reportedly focusing their efforts on licensing products in development or selling their businesses to large pharmaceutical companies rather than pursuing an initial public offering (IPO

Agilent Technologies acquires BIOCIUS Life Sciences

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2011

California-based Agilent Technologies has announced the acquisition of BIOCIUS Life Sciences, a Massachusetts-based company that developed a spectrometry device, enabling "researchers to gain a fuller understanding of a drug's biochemical properties, including potential liabilities in drug interactions

Viropharma to acquire Swedish pharma in deal worth up to $164.6 million

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2011

Pennsylvania-based ViroPharma Inc. has reportedly signed a deal to acquire Swedish company DuoCort Pharma AB to expand its orphan disease commercial product pipeline