Vibha provides news and analysis for Pink Sheet and Scrip on a broad range of subjects related to companies, including deals, strategy, regulation and policy. Her multimedia content including infographics and podcasts have helped her win internal awards. She brings her education in business management and experience as a senior journalist for AFX-Asia to bear in spotting trends. As an attendee and panelist at conferences, she strives to bring unique insights to the audience. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, photography and blogging.
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India had a busy deals calendar in 2022, with companies led by Biocon striking large M&A deals while PE activity declined. Scrip pieced together data for infographics on these deals. A multitude of factors is expected to keep the momentum going in 2023
As Amneal makes its commercial debut in markets outside the US, Shyamakant Giri, MD and president, India and emerging markets, formulates a strategy based on differentiation and a targeted approach. From ‘theranostics’ to partnered products, he has multiple aces up his sleeves, Giri tells Scrip in an interview.
Beginning January, packaging on active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) made in or imported into India is to bear a QR code, but the Indian industry is unprepared and feels the move isn’t beneficial. With about 70% of the country’s API imports coming from China, questions remain on its implementation too
A year since Paxlovid was launched and The Medicines Patent Pool licensed Pfizer’s nirmatrelvir, we look at a few likely reasons for authorized generics of Paxlovid not turning up and what lies ahead in 2023, as Hetero’s version becomes the first with WHO prequalification while two Chinese and a Korean company wait in the wings.
It’s been a year since Paxlovid was launched and The Medicines Patent Pool licensed Pfizer’s nirmatrelvir. Scrip looks at a few likely reasons for authorized generics of Paxlovid not turning up and what lies ahead in 2023 as Hetero's version becomes the first with WHO Prequalification while two Chinese and a Korean company wait in the wings.
Already partnered on antibody-drug conjugates and a Phase III breast cancer candidate, Merck could pay up to $9.3bn under its third pact in 2022 with Kelun. Eisai divests Fycompa to Catalyst.