28-Aug-2013 - Amgen spent $10.4bn (€7.8bn) this week on Onyx Pharmaceuticals, but AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson have also opened up their wallets this week – welcome to in-Pharmatechnologist.com’s merger & acquisition...
26-Aug-2013 - Amgen has spent $10.4bn (€7.8bn) in acquiring Onyx Pharmaceuticals saying its oncology products and pipeline will be strengthened by Amgen’s manufacturing capabilities.
20-Aug-2013 - Fresenius Kabi will focus on intravenous generics and infusion solutions as it acquires a 51 percent stake in an Indonesian pharma company.
14-Aug-2013 - Pharmstandard says the acquisition of Bever Pharmaceuticals will lower the cost of its API supply as it plans to spin out an OTC business.
13-Aug-2013 - Consolidating its Indian injectable business under a new subsidiary will improve focus and align quality control, says Aurobindo who has invested in two manufacturing companies to support such plans.
06-Aug-2013 - Enteris has acquired an oral drug delivery platform from Unigene Laboratories and says the excipients used can increase solubility and absorption for both peptides and small molecules.
06-Aug-2013 - Merck & Co. will close the doors on its Kenilworth, New Jersey manufacturing plant affecting 100 jobs in a continuation of its consolidation efforts.
05-Aug-2013 - Kemwell has positioned a foothold in the US with the acquisition of drug delivery research firm Cirrus Pharmaceuticals.
31-Jul-2013 - Medicines New Zealand has merged with the Vaccines Industry Association of New Zealand (VIANZ) in order to share resources and provide a single point of contact for all stakeholders.
30-Jul-2013 - Valeant says it will slash its workforce by up to 15% and consolidate some of its non-US locations following the acquisition of Bausch & Lomb.
25-Jul-2013 - Tasi Group has acquired pharmaceutical leak testing firm Sepha and plans to seek more customers overseas.
09-Jul-2013 - Teva says it will reap the benefits of changing attitudes to generic drugs in Japan as it doubles its production capacity in the country.
18-Jun-2013 - Teva has affirmed its respiratory drug delivery strategy with the purchase of MicroDose Therapeutx for a potential $165m (€123m).
05-Jun-2013 - Swedish allergy drug company Meda has denied it has been in discussions with Sun Pharma over a possible $5bn (€3.8bn) takeover.
30-May-2013 - GlaxoSmithKline has brought its vaccine development in-house with the purchase of Okairos and its supplementary technology platform.
09-Apr-2013 - Bristol-Myers Squibb says shuttering Amylin’s San Diego facilities will accelerate its diabetes R&D joint venture with AstraZeneca though approximately 300 jobs will be lost.
03-Apr-2013 - AmerisourceBergen has sold AndersonBrecon for $308m, exiting the contract packaging business in order to concentrate on its core business.
26-Mar-2013 - Shire says it is laying down a foundation into the specialty ophthalmology field following its second acquisition in a matter of weeks.
19-Mar-2013 - As the dissolution of Angel continues, its core manufacturing facility has been bought by AB Technology ensuring long term operations and rescuing 23 jobs.
18-Mar-2013 - Following last week’s shuttering of a manufacturing plant administrators have sold Angel Biomedical to new company Collbio as they start offloading CMOs assets.
14-Mar-2013 - Shire has entered the neonatology market by acquiring Premacure and a new therapy and delivery technology designed to treat infant blindness.
14-Mar-2013 - Following an analysis of its global R&D business Actavis says it will close its Maltese R&D unit at a cost of 60 jobs.
12-Mar-2013 - Patheon says the shuttering of one of Banner’s manufacturing sites is necessary in integrating the recent acquisition into its global business structure.
04-Mar-2013 - Mylan says its acquisition of Agila puts the generics company in a “leading position” in the injectables market.
01-Mar-2013 - Capsugel says the acquisition of Encap is part of its recently announced Dosage Form Solutions (DFS) strategy.