Venture Funding Deals, May 2016
This article was originally published in Start Up
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Informa’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Venture Funding Deals column provides a comprehensive monthly review of emerging life science companies that have received venture funding, including companies within the In Vitro Diagnostics, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceuticals sectors. This month’s column covers deals announced March through April 2016.
You may also be interested in...
Finance Watch: Latest Slate Of VC Mega-Deals Led By China-Based Biopharmas
Private Company Edition: The astonishing pace of venture capital investment in drug development continues with another $1.5bn in financings of $100m or more, including $152m for Pyxis and $126m for Omega. New VC funds also continue to launch, including RiverVest’s fifth fund, totaling $275m.
Dealmaking Quarterly Statistics, Q1 2023
During Q1, biopharma merger and acquisition deal value reached $51.9bn and drew in $38.1bn in potential deal value from alliances. Device company M&A values reached $4.8bn, while in vitro diagnostics and research tools players’ M&A activity totaled $2.7bn.
Deals In Depth: April 2023
Six $1bn+ alliances were penned in April. Topping the list was a potential $2.55bn multi-year deal between Proxygen and Merck to jointly identify and develop molecular glue degraders against multiple therapeutic targets. The collaboration will allow Proxygen to leverage its platform and advance Merck's understanding in molecular glue degraders to open new avenues in the pursuit of novel therapeutics.