Posts tagged: Shire

Shire said to be participating in Merrimack Pharmaceuticals "strategic review" - sources

Friday, 11 November 2016, 12:33 am

Reuters landed a good story earlier this week about a US biopharmaceutical company called Merrimack Pharmaceuticals carrying out a "strategic review" (banker parlance for a sale or sale of assets). Here is a link to the Reuters piece:


Shire said to edge closer to Radius deal - sources

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 12:07 am

Shire is closing in on a multi-billion dollar takeover of US-listed Radius Health, a company that specialises in developing treatments for people with osteoporosis.

To be fair, rumours about Shire's interest in Radius are not particularly new. Talk of Shire pouncing on Radius, which currently has a market capitalisation of $2.2 billion, has been doing the rounds over the last twelve months...