Gaps in Drugs Pipelines Spark a Flurry of Takeover Activity

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Source: Financial Times

The pharmaceuticals sector has been gripped by a mergers and acquisitions frenzy for the best part of two years, with some of the biggest names in the industry fighting over hot new drugs. Last year was a record for dealmaking in the sector and 2015 is also off to a strong start, with healthcare transactions worth $193.9bn announced since the beginning of January, according to Thomson Reuters.

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