Mergers and Acquisitions

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Five decentralized clinical trial organizations raising big VC cash

By Jonathan Smith

Decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) are gaining increasing interest as they have the potential to make clinical trial operations quicker, more efficient and more accessible to patients. Check out five DCT organizations that have raised big venture capital...

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Danaher acquires Abcam shares in deal worth $5.7BN

By Liza Laws

Danaher is to acquire Abcam for $24 per share - a total enterprise value of approximately $5.7 billion representing approximately 40% more than Abcam's undisclosed share prices in May.

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Shionogi acquires QPex to harness antimicrobial pipeline

By Jonathan Smith

The Japanese company Shionogi has taken over the US biotech Qpex Biopharma for up to $140 million in a bid to expand its pipeline of antimicrobial drugs and boost its R&D muscle in infectious disease.

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