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Weak IP Protection Threatens Asia-Pac Biotech Boom

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is experiencing a significant boom in the volume of private equity and venture capital ¬†investments in biotechnology. According to research and consulting firm GlobalData, healthcare private equity investment in APAC increased by 125.8% between 2011 and 2013,¬†¬†whereas deal activities in Europe and North America decreased by 30.5% and 2.5% between 2012 […]
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IMS Health is Looking for Suitors

IMS Health, on Tuesday, confirmed that its board of directors formed a committee to explore strategic alternatives, or as the Associated Press reported, “advanced discussions to sell the company.” “There can be no assurance that the exploration of strategic alternatives will result in a transaction,” IMS stated in a release. “[IMS Health] stated that it […]
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