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Will M&A boost biotech?

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Executive Summary

The past few weeks have been a busy one on the M&A front. The marquee event is clearly Sanofi-Aventis's now very hostile bid for Genzyme, but the acquisitions of Crucell by Johnson & Johnson and ZymoGenetics by Bristol-Myers Squibb may have consequences for the biotech industry that go beyond big pharma companies bolstering their own portfolios.


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