Acino and Takeda Pharmaceuticals announced today that they have signed an agreement for Acino to acquire parts of Takeda’s primary care portfolio in selected countries in the Middle East and Africa, and in Ukraine. The acquisition will further strengthen Acino’s position in these important regions.
The center, believed to be the first and largest of its kind, will use psychedelics to study the mind and identify therapies for diseases such as addiction, PTSD, and Alzheimer's
Innovative Therapy Will Strengthen Amgen's Inflammation Portfolio for Patients Around the World Acquisition Expected to Accelerate Growth and Enhance Value for Amgen Shareholders
Versant Ventures announced the acquisition of portfolio company BlueRock Therapeutics by Bayer AG for up to $1 billion in total value. For the firm, it represents another in a series of significant transactions by Versant-created companies founded on globally sourced cutting-edge science. A common aspiration of each Versant start-up is to pioneer a new generation of important medicines. Other recent examples include Century, Therachon, Black Diamond, Jecure, Inception 5, Crispr and Quanticel.
Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. [NYSE American: CVRS], a leading developer of precision vascular robotics, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Siemens Healthineers AG. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Siemens Medical Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siemens Healthineers AG, a German stock listed company, will acquire all issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Corindus for $4.28 per share in cash, representing an aggregate purchase price of approximately $1.1 billion.