Industry Trend Analysis - Summit Positioned To Become A Leader In Novel Antibiotic R&D - MAR 2018
Western Europe January 2018 / United Kingdom / Industry
Summit Therapeutics's acquisition of Discuva gives it access to a platform for the development of novel antibiotics. Combined with the progression of ridinilazole for C. difficile infection, this...
Industry Trend Analysis - Positive Financial Results Underpin Takeover Bid - JULY 2017
Western Europe June 2017 / Germany / Industry
With Stada Arzneimittel now firmly wedded to Bain Capital and Cinven Partners' acquisition bid, these latest quarterly results underpin the confidence seen in Stada's business. Stada's quarterly...
Industry Trend Analysis - Pharmaceuticals Division To Remain The Key Growth Driver - APR 2017
Western Europe March 2017 / Germany / Industry
Bayer's Q416 and full-year 2016 performance emphasizes the importance of the company's pharmaceuticals division. Driven by bestselling products Xarelto, Eylea and Xofigo, record-high revenue growth...
Industry Trend Analysis - Acquisition Will Bolster Aurobindo's Performance In Underdeveloped European Market - MAR 2017
Western Europe February 2017 / Portugal / Industry
This acquisition will provide Aurobindo Pharma with another revenue stream in Europe, boosting its sales in what remains an underdeveloped region for the firm. As a market, Europe will still lag...
Industry Trend Analysis - Expanding By Acquisitions Will Support Shire's Strategical Shift - AUG 2016
Western Europe July 2016 / Ireland / Industry
Shire's Q116 results emphasise the importance of its core revenue-generators as the company focuses on its strategic shift towards rare disorders, immunology and oncology. Shire's strategy of...
Industry Trend Analysis - Meda Acquisition Will Expand Mylan's Product And Regional Outlook - MAY 2016
Western Europe April 2016 / Sweden / Industry
Mylan's unsuccessful attempt to acquire Perrigo revealed the company's interest in building up an OTC presence, a strategy Mylan is returning to through these plans to acquire Meda. Unlike Mylan...
Industry Trend Analysis - Acquisition Battles Dominated Generic Industry In 2015 And Will Shape It In 2016 - MAR 2016
Western Europe February 2016 / Global / Industry
Merger and acquisition activity within the global generic industry in 2015 highlighted ongoing trends for consolidation amongst generic and branded manufacturers. The year was shaped by M&...
Industry Trend Analysis - Mylan's European Generic Sales On Course To Dominate In FY16 - NOV 2015
Western Europe October 2015 / Netherlands / Industry
Reflecting the results of the acquisition of Abbott's non-US generics businesses, Mylan's non-North America generic sales outstripped North American sales for the first time. The rate by which...
Industry Trend Analysis - Omega Acquisition Will Establish Perrigo's OTC Dominance - JULY 2015
Western Europe June 2015 / Belgium / Industry
Perrigo has developed a business model that uses the OTC market in large part, and this acquisition will continue to develop that business strand. The lower prices associated with OTC products...
Industry Trend Analysis - Novartis Under Pressure To Maximise Revenue Growth Of GSK's Oncology Portfolio - JUNE 2015
Western Europe May 2015 / Switzerland / Industry
Novartis can maximise revenue from GlaxoSmithKline's cancer products further than the efforts of GSK. There is pressure for Novartis to do this in order to recoup from the costly transaction. Not...