Tag Archives: Acquisitions

December, 2018

  • 14 December

    Merck to Acquire Privately Held Antelliq Group for $2.4 Billion

    KENILWORTH, N.J., & VITRÉ, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merck [NYSE:MRK], known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and privately held Antelliq Group today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Merck will acquire Antelliq from funds advised by BC Partners. Antelliq will be a wholly owned and …

  • 13 December

    AMAG Pharmaceuticals Enters Into Definitive Merger Agreement to Acquire Perosphere Pharmaceuticals

    WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAG) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Perosphere Pharmaceuticals Inc., a private biopharmaceutical company. Through this acquisition, AMAG will acquire global rights to ciraparantag, a next generation anticoagulant reversal agent, further enhancing its development pipeline …

  • 13 December

    10x Genomics Acquires Spatial Transcriptomics

    PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 10x Genomics today announced the acquisition of Stockholm-based Spatial Transcriptomics, a pioneer in the emerging field of spatial genomics. The new field enables researchers to not only see what is in a cell but how cells are organized in relation to one another, …

  • 5 December

    GlaxoSmithKline to Acquire Cancer Biotech Tesaro for $5.1 Billion

    LONDON and WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and TESARO Inc (NASDAQ: TSRO) today announced that the Companies have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which GSK will acquire TESARO, an oncology-focused company based in Waltham, Massachusetts, for an aggregate cash consideration of approximately $5.1 billion (£4.0 billion). The proposed transaction …

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