To Partner, or Not to Partner: That is the Question

Traditional wisdom holds that biotechnology companies benefit from collaborations with their larger pharmaceutical peers, which can help validate a company’s technology, provide capital to help fund clinical development, and enable access to experienced clinical, regulatory and commercial infrastructure.  While this was certainly true in the early days of biotechnology, the industry has now matured – … Read moreTo Partner, or Not to Partner: That is the Question

Merger Means Billions for Biotechnology?

In March 2009, we asked the question “Where Might Genentech Investors Redeploy $47 Billion?” in response to the news that Roche Holding AG (RHHBY.PK) would acquire the outstanding publicly held interest in Genentech for a total payment of approximately $47 billion in cash.   We hypothesized that investors seeking biotechnology companies of comparable size and liquidity … Read moreMerger Means Billions for Biotechnology?