Ocugen Acquires Histogenics Corporation

Ocugen, Inc., a privately held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, has acquired Histogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HSGX). Although no financial terms were disclosed, the merged company will be publicly-traded, operating under the Ocugen name. Ocugen discovers, develops and commercializes a pipeline of innovative therapies that address rare and underserved eye diseases. Histogenics develops a restorative cell therapy technology platform. It has collaborated with Brigham […]

First Half of 2016 Shows Strength in M&A

Ever since the rally in health care mergers and acquisitions began in 2014, we’ve been waiting for the inevitable slam-on-the-brakes quarter. That rally was sparked by the advent of newly insured families and individuals entering the healthcare market, beginning on January 1, 2014. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, health care M&A […]