PharmaVentures Ltd, announced today that it provided the Helsinn Group with the transaction advisory support for the successful sale of Helsinn Chemicals Ireland Ltd to the Medinco C.F.M. Group, which was announced on Monday.
PharmaTelevision announced today that it is to broadcast an exclusive interview with Dan Zabrowski, Global Head, Pharma Partnering, Roche Pharmaceuticals Division and Joe McCracken, Vice President, Business Development, Genentech, on the Roche:Genentech integration, on June 4th 2009.
Oxford, UK- 24 April 2009 - PharmaVentures Ltd, announced today that it has been engaged by Merck & Co, Inc. to advise and assist in divesting its world class research centre, the IRBM, located near Rome, Italy. The engagement will utilise PharmaVentures' pharmaceutical transactions experience in the healthcare and investment business sectors. The IRBM is an integrated, state-of-the-art small molecule and biological discovery centre. IRBM has an outstanding record of drug discovery including Isentress(R), the first approved HIV integrase inhibitor and winner of the Prix Galien USA 2008 award for the best pharmaceutical agent. The centre has received significant investment since 2000 and is staffed with exceptional, experienced pharmaceutical scientists.
Merck & Co and Schering-Plough have announced that they are to merge in a deal worth US$41.1 B. It's a deal that has been long speculated because of their existing marketing relationships over Zetia® and Vytorin® and the opportunity of potential cost savings. The combined company will generate sales of US$47 B.
If Pfizer and Wyeth merge to create a $60 billion company, will it be a good deal or a bad deal? Fintan Walton, PhD, CEO of PharmaVentures, says, ‘This is potentially a bad deal for both companies.'
In today's financial climate, the survival of smaller companies is often dependent on their ability to do deals successfully with larger pharmaceutical companies.
PharmaVentures announced today the publication of the report ‘Competition Law and Intellectual Property Strategy in the Pharmaceuticals Sector’, written by Richard Eccles and Gerry Kamstra, partners in the leading international law firm, Bird & Bird
PharmaVentures announced today that it had acted as an advisor and broker to PhotoBioChem, N.V. Holland for the sale of its patent assets to SpectraCure AB, Sweden.
PharmaVentures announced today that it acted as advisor to the Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) for the sale of Dowpharma Small Molecules business to Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE:RDY).
PharmaVentures announced today the appointment of Anne Vindenes Allen MSc as Chief Operating Officer of PharmaDeals, the new publishing division of PharmaVentures Ltd. Fintan Walton, PhD, PharmaVentures’ Chief Executive Officer says, “We have a large and loyal following for the PharmaDeals database within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology business sector, and have plans to roll out some truly exciting developments in the coming months. We are delighted Anne will join us to steer these developments. Her experience of managing complex web technology implementations combined with her publishing expertise will be invaluable in helping us position our products to better serve our discerning customers.”