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A cautiously optimistic healthcare M&A outlook for 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Although 2016 was a lackluster year for megadeals in healthcare, a recent flurry of big deals has Wall Street investors cautiously optimistic that 2017 will bring new mergers and big-ticket acquisitions. An increasingly competitive landscape in healthcare, coupled with signs that the new U.S. presidential administration may usher in more business-friendly policies, could spur major deals in the upcoming year.

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Report: Slowest quarter for venture-backed IPOs since 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Six venture-backed initial public offerings (IPOs) raised $574.5 million in the first quarter of 2016, according to the Exit Poll Report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). This marks the slowest quarter for venture-backed IPOs since the third quarter of 2011. By merger and acquisition (M&A), 79 venture-backed M&A deals were reported in the first quarter, 20 of which reported an aggregate deal value of $4.8 billion.   

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Report: Global pharma sales forecast to reach $1.3 trillion by 2018

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Despite concerns around declines in R&D, the analysis identifies a surge in global sales with 2014’s $1 trillion milestone and forecasts sales to reach $1.3 trillion by 2018, according to the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters. Reuters’ 2015 CMR Pharmaceutical R&D Factbook also revealed a positive shift in new molecular entities (NMEs), with 46 launches in 2014—the highest in more than a decade. 

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The tranSMART Platform wins three awards at the Bio-IT World conference & expo

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The tranSMART Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing a global, open-source knowledge management platform for scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data headquartered in Wakefield, Mass., has announced that its platform won three awards at the Bio-IT World Conference & Expo April 21-23 in Boston, Mass., including Best-of-Show, Best Practices and Best Poster Awards.

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