Category: Company

France’s Sanofi buys US hemophilia specialist Bioverativ

France-based drugmaker Sanofi is buying U.S. hemophilia specialist Bioverativ for $11.6 billion in a deal that Sanofi says will boost its profile for fighting rare diseases. The deal announced Monday is the latest such move in a pharmaceutical industry that’s seeing increasing interest in rare diseases.

Amgen And Humana Partner For Improved Health Outcomes And Efficiency

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Two of the nation’s leading health organizations, health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and biotechnology company Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), have teamed up to identify opportunities to improve health…

Pfizer spinoff Zoetis ups 2017 guidance, eyes more M&A for future growth

What does Pfizer animal health spinoff Zoetis share with its former parent, aside from its lineage? They’re both under pressure from investors to drive growth through acquisitions. Zoetis met second-quarter expectations and brightened its forecast for the rest of the year, and now it’s looking to M&A to drive further growth.