Mergers and Acquisitions

Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) is a global contract research and manufacturing organization. (Image: iStock/macgyverhh)

AMRI set to be acquired by private equity

By Melissa Fassbender

Private equity continues to make inroads in the contract research industry with two firms set to purchase AMRI in a deal worth $21.75 per share.

The merger will seeks to strengthen Pfizer's inflammation and immunology business.(Image: iStock/Kritchanut)

Pfizer, Anacor enter into merger agreement

By Melissa Fassbender

Pfizer and Anacor Pharmaceuticals have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pfizer will acquire Anacor for approximately $5.2bn.

Unilife plans to fix its finances by selling the company or an asset, or entering a partnership

Unilife undecided on takeover plans; gives December 31 deadline

By Fiona BARRY

Unilife CEO Alan Shortall yesterday confirmed the drug delivery company is still “receiving interest from several parties under the strategic review process” and set a deadline of December 31 to announce any potential takeover.  The company received its...

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