Biotech M&A hits target

Cheok Soh Hui
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p12
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Asia's biotechnology industry. Eisai Co. plans to buy Morphoteck, while Takeda Pharmaceuticals plans to acquire Paradigm. It is observed that the mergers by Asian firms could fuel greater competition in the global biotechnology M&A activity. It is reported that India is expanding in active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and generic drugs manufacturing, while Japan is encouraging investment in generics manufacturing.


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