pharmaceutical

The Clinical Trial Powershift

2018-10-05T13:47:50+00:00

Pharmaceutical companies are being pushed aside when it comes to who is driving clinical outcomes. Despite the growing number of industry trials year over year, the pharmaceutical industry is taking a back seat to the even faster growing hospital groups and universities in the same space.  Looking back to the year 2000, 8 out of the top 10 clinical trial sponsors were large pharmaceutical companies.  Historically, over the same time period, pharma companies accounted for more than 30% of all clinical trials. Today, not a single pharmaceutical company rises to the level of top 10 clinical trial sponsors, and they account [...]

The Clinical Trial Powershift2018-10-05T13:47:50+00:00

New Faces in Big Pharma & the Rise of the Billion Dollar Deal

2017-07-18T19:33:29+00:00

M&A mania is here. Unprecedented deal values for mergers and acquisitions dominated in 2014.  Worldwide M&A was up 47% since 2013 with 95 deals valued greater than $5 billion, as reported by Reuters. Most deals were transacted in the energy, media/entertainment and healthcare sectors. If history is a guide, the cyclical nature of mergers and acquisitions will continue, and healthcare is no exception. Healthcare deals reach a new high.  Is it supply and demand? Deal values more than tripled last year in the healthcare sector, with the average deal at $1.4 billion. Deals in the healthcare industry are getting pricier, driven [...]

New Faces in Big Pharma & the Rise of the Billion Dollar Deal2017-07-18T19:33:29+00:00