Recap of Notable Recent CRO Transactions

Moore, Chad
October 2015
Contract Pharma;Oct2015, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p24
Trade Publication
The article presents a summary of mergers and acquisitions and market activity in the pharmaceutical sector in 2015, including contract research organization Chiltern International's acquisition of Theorem Clinical Research, Paraxel's share repurchase Program and Quintiles secondary stock offering.


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