It’s been a busy summer for Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS). The Swiss drug-maker has sold off a few assets, one at a loss. On August 31, Mylan NV (NYSE: MYL) acknowledged that it paid $463 million for Novartis’ cystic fibrosis products. Novartis sold the worldwide rights to commercialize its cystic fibrosis products TOBI Podhaler (tobramycin inhalation powder) […]
The generic drug segment was hot in 2015, but investor interest has cooled considerably in 2017. Here’s a look at the recent M&A activity.
Mylan NV (NASDAQ: MYL) still has money to spend, following its $9.9 billion deal for Swedish drug maker Meda AB in February. On Friday, May 13, RoundTable Healthcare Partners announced that its portfolio company, Renaissance Acquisition Holdings, LLC, had agreed to sell its non-sterile topical drug business to Mylan for $950 million, plus additional contingent payments […]
The pharmaceutical M&A sector has gotten very quiet in February, with just five deals announced as of Feb. 17. Compared with the 11 announced in January 2016 and 13 announced in February 2015, deal making has definitely slowed down. So it was good news to hear that Mylan NV (NASDAQ: MYL) agreed to pay $9.9 […]
We’re hosting a webinar on March 12 called Cross-Border M&A: Opportunities and Issues. As a run-up to it, here’s a peek at what U.S. health care companies have bought overseas in 2015, excluding the typical pharma/biotech rights and licensing deals. We’ve seen 13 acquisitions of foreign companies so far, better than the 10 recorded in the same […]