23:21 , Apr 11, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Prime, Flexion, NodThera, Imara

PBM Prime Therapeutics LLC (Eagan, Minn.) hired Kenneth Paulus as president and CEO, effective May 7. Paulus is an executive adviser at Water Street Healthcare Partners. In 2005-15, Paulus held leadership roles at Minneapolis-based non-profit...
23:45 , Aug 21, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: HBP parts ways with Executive Director Chris Ebell

The Human Brain Project (HBP) said Executive Director and Head of the Project Coordination Office Chris Ebell has resigned "following a change of university leadership and differences of opinion on governance and on strategic orientations...
18:59 , Nov 22, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks: Biogen, Neurocrine

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) hired Jeffrey Capello as EVP and CFO, effective Dec. 11. He was EVP and CFO at behavioral health company Beacon Health Options Inc. (Boston, Mass.). Biogen's previous CFO, Paul Clancy, left to...
23:37 , Jul 17, 2017 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Management tracks

Osteoporosis and cancer play Radius Health Inc. (NASDAQ:RDUS) named Jesper Hoiland president and CEO. He was president of the U.S. division at Novo Nordisk A/S (CSE:NOVOB; NYSE:NVO). Gene therapy company Freeline Therapeutics (London, U.K.) appointed...
22:53 , May 26, 2017 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Europe’s bellwether challenge

A healthy biotech ecosystem comprises a continuum from big pharma and bellwether biotechs at the top to private newcos at the bottom, with a mixture of liquidity events -- predominantly M&A -- to reward investors....
22:07 , Dec 9, 2016 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Zimmer Biomet completes private placement of senior notes

Zimmer Biomet raised €1 billion ($1.1 billion) in senior unsecured notes comprising €500 million ($531.9 million) in 1.414% notes due in 2022 and €500 million in 2.425% notes due in 2026. BNP Paribas, HSBC, RBC...
07:00 , Aug 15, 2016 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Serving returns

China's Ally Bridge Group hit the investment world's radar in 2015 with its audacious move to take CRO WuXi PharmaTech Inc. private. If the firm and its partners can engineer the first fruits of that...
07:00 , Aug 17, 2015 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Biomet, Zimmer deal

Zimmer Holdings completed its acquisition of fellow musculoskeletal company Biomet for $8.3 billion in cash and 32.7 million Zimmer shares valued at $3.7 billion million. Following the acquisition, Zimmer changed its name to Zimmer Biomet...
07:00 , May 5, 2014 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Biomet, Zimmer deal

Zimmer will acquire fellow musculoskeletal company Biomet for $10.4 billion in cash and $3 billion in stock. Biomet shareholders will own about 16% of the combined company and have two board appointments. Zimmer will own...
08:00 , Feb 20, 2014 |  BC Innovations  |  Cover Story

Europe's upwelling

SciBX 's third annual comprehensive analysis of public-private partnerships and early stage venture financing activity shows that Europe's public-private partnership activity in 2013 surpassed that of the U.S. in dramatic fashion. At least 314 companies...