Robust blood market

Lee, Jaimy
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/6/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the divestiture requirement imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on the acquisition deal between Grifols and Talecris Biotherapeutics. A number of plasma collection centers across the U.S. will be divested by Grifols as part of the FTC settlement. Also, Grifols is required to partner with Kedrion, another rival in the blood-plasma products market. Bill Woodward of Novation believes that the Grifols-Talecris deal would positively impact pricing in the market.


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