• Health Care M&A Deals, April 2 , 2021

    The Health Care M&A deals chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The M&A transactions presented here are from our HealthCareMandA.com Deal Database, which is updated daily to provide our subscribers with the most up-to-date information and trends in the healthcare industry. The largest deal of the week is... Read More »
  • SOC Telemed Acquires Access Physicians

    The national telehealth provider SOC Telemed has announced a new deal for Access Physicians valued at $194 million upfront with additional potential consideration based on performance. Access Physicians is an experienced multi-specialty acute inpatient telemedicine provider focused on cardiac care, inpatient hospital care, tele-neurology,... Read More »
  • Procaps Group Merges with Union Acquisition

    If you were looking for another SPAC deal this week, say no more. Procaps Group announced a reverse merger with Union Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LATN). Founded in 1977, Procaps is a leading integrated international healthcare and pharmaceutical company with a successful history of growth and diversification. Procaps is the largest... Read More »
  • Organon Hits the Ground Running

    Early in March 2020, Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK) announced the spin-off of a new company focused on women’s health. The new company, Organon & Co., will have a portfolio of more than 60 trusted medicines that address an entire spectrum of conditions that women face. Organon is expected to have a global footprint with approximately... Read More »
  • SomaLogic Goes Public With SPAC

    They just don’t stop coming. Another private healthcare company has agreed to go public via SPAC in a $1.23 billion deal. SomaLogic is merging with CM Life Sciences II (NASDAQ: CMIIU), a special purpose acquisition company affiliated with Casdin Capital, LLC and Corvex Management LP. SomaLogic is a commercial-stage proteomics company with... Read More »
Procaps Group Merges with Union Acquisition

Procaps Group Merges with Union Acquisition

If you were looking for another SPAC deal this week, say no more. Procaps Group announced a reverse merger with Union Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ: LATN). Founded in 1977, Procaps is a leading integrated international healthcare and pharmaceutical company with a successful history of growth and diversification. Procaps is the largest pharmaceutical integral CDMO in Latin America, and its proprietary portfolio of branded Rx and OTC products and services is sold, distributed, or provided to over 50 markets. It has six state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Latin America, including the first FDA-approved pharmaceutical plant in South America for selling Rx products into the United... Read More »
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Buys GW Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Buys GW Pharmaceuticals

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) is back with a new acquisition. The Ireland-based pharmaceutical company has announced the purchase of GW Pharmaceuticals plc (OTC: GWPRF) for $7.2 billion, or $220 per American Depositary Share in the form of $200 in cash and $20 in Jazz Pharmaceuticals ordinary shares. The price represents a premium of approximately 50% over GW’s closing stock price on February 2, 2021, of $146.25 and 60% over GW’s 30-day volume-weighted average price of $137.17. GW Pharmaceuticals is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes novel, regulatory approved therapeutics from its proprietary cannabinoid product... Read More »
Servier Builds Oncology Portfolio With New Deal

Servier Builds Oncology Portfolio With New Deal

The France-based pharmaceutical company Servier is back with a new deal, adding Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.‘s (NASDAQ: AGIO) oncology portfolio for $1.8 billion upfront in cash. The portfolio consists of Agios’ commercial, clinical and research-stage oncology product line, which includes Tibsovo, a treatment for adults with IDH1-mutant relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia, and additional oncology pipeline and clinical programs. The deal also includes Agios’ co-commercialization responsibilities for Bristol Myers Squibb’s (NYSE: BMY) IDHIFA and certain clinical development activities within the IDHIFA development program.  In addition to the upfront payment, Servier will pay Agios... Read More »
Servier Builds Oncology Portfolio With New Deal

Boston Scientific Divests BTG Specialty Pharmaceuticals Business

In November 2018, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) purchased BTG plc for $4.8 billion, according to search results in our Healthcare Deal Database. BTG develops and commercializes products used in minimally-invasive procedures targeting cancer and vascular diseases. However, the company also had an acute care pharmaceutical division, which based on recent deal activity, it seemed the medical device giant wasn’t too interested in holding onto the non-medical device portions of BTG. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Boston Scientific sold the pharmaceutical licensing royalties unit of BTG, and last week, the company announced the second divestment. Boston Scientific is selling... Read More »
Trulieve Cannabis Boosts Its Market Reach

Trulieve Cannabis Boosts Its Market Reach

Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (OTC: TCNNF), a vertically integrated “seed-to-sale” company and the first licensed medical cannabis company in the state of Florida, announced two new transactions last week. M&A activity in the medical marijuana market has been quiet throughout 2020 and 2019, after experiencing somewhat of a boom in 2018, but Trulieve Cannabis’ new deals might signal another resurgence. The company purchased Pennsylvania-based PurePenn LLC, which produces pharmaceutical-grade medical marijuana products, including concentrates, flower, oil, capsules and tinctures, and Keystone Relief Centers LLC (dba Solevo Wellness), which owns and operates three medical... Read More »
JNJ Announces Multibillion-Dollar Takeover of Momenta

JNJ Announces Multibillion-Dollar Takeover of Momenta

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) made a splash in the healthcare M&A market last week with its acquisition of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTA). The global pharmaceutical giant announced on August 19 it is paying $6.5 billion in cash, or $52.50 per share, for Momenta, a 70.4% premium over Momenta’s August 18 closing price. Momenta reported a trailing 12-month revenue of $30.07 million. On the day of the announcement, Momenta’s share price jumped 69%. This acquisition provides an opportunity for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of JNJ to broaden its market reach in immune-mediated diseases and drive further growth through expansion into autoantibody-driven... Read More »