BioCentury | Mar 4, 2020
Management Tracks

Karp, Ghosh depart Biogen; plus Exelixis, Senti, Applied Therapeutics, Oncopeptides, Acacia and more

Two senior executives at Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) have stepped down this past week: EVP of Corporate Development Daniel Karp and Anirvan Ghosh, SVP, head of research and early development. Ghosh will become CEO of cellular...
BC Extra | Jan 17, 2020
Company News

Management tracks: Sun departs as Hengrui chair; plus Blackstone, Ipsen, bluebird, BioNTech, Catalent, Foundation, Twist, Lantheus, Abcam and more

Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co Ltd. (Shanghai:600276) said Piaoyang Sun will step down as chairman. Sun, who has led the company for 30 years, will continue to serve on the board’s strategy committee and is succeeded...
BC Week In Review | Mar 1, 2019
Company News

Bausch wins $195M bid to acquire bankrupt Synergy's assets

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (TSX:BHC; NYSE:BHC) won a $195 million bid to acquire assets of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) in a court-supervised bankruptcy auction. Synergy markets gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide. Trulance is an uroguanylin analog...
BioCentury | Jan 12, 2019
Finance

We all fall down

After an exuberant third quarter that put biotech indexes near their 2015 highs, all market cap tiers fell in 4Q18, eliminating the first nine month’s gains and losing $291.2 billion in aggregate value. Median losses...
BioCentury | Jan 5, 2019
Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
BC Week In Review | Dec 21, 2018
Company News

Bausch named 'stalking horse' in Synergy auction

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (TSX:BHC; NYSE:BHC) bid $200 million to acquire selected assets of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) in a court-supervised bankruptcy auction, including global rights to gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide. The agreement makes Bausch...
BC Week In Review | Nov 2, 2018
Company News

Synergy evaluating options following slow Trulance uptake

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) said it is evaluating strategic alternatives, including seeking bankruptcy protection, following slower-than-anticipated sales of gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide. The company said it is projecting net sales for Trulance for 2018 of...
BC Extra | Oct 2, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Synlogic, Trevena, Editas

Synlogic Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBX) promoted Aoife Brennan to president and CEO. She has held both positions on an interim basis since May, when former President and CEO Jose Carlos Gutiérrez-Ramos resigned. Brennan had been CMO of...
BC Week In Review | Aug 10, 2018
Company News

Luoxin gains Chinese rights to Trulance

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) granted Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group Stock Co. Ltd. (Linyi, China) exclusive rights to develop and commercialize gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide in China, including Hong Kong and Macau. The license covers the...
BC Extra | Aug 7, 2018
Company News

Luoxin gains Chinese rights to Trulance

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) granted Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group Stock Co. Ltd. (Linyi, China) exclusive rights to develop and commercialize gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide in China, including Hong Kong and Macau. The license covers the...
Items per page:
1 - 10 of 115
BioCentury | Mar 4, 2020
Management Tracks

Karp, Ghosh depart Biogen; plus Exelixis, Senti, Applied Therapeutics, Oncopeptides, Acacia and more

Two senior executives at Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) have stepped down this past week: EVP of Corporate Development Daniel Karp and Anirvan Ghosh, SVP, head of research and early development. Ghosh will become CEO of cellular...
BC Extra | Jan 17, 2020
Company News

Management tracks: Sun departs as Hengrui chair; plus Blackstone, Ipsen, bluebird, BioNTech, Catalent, Foundation, Twist, Lantheus, Abcam and more

Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co Ltd. (Shanghai:600276) said Piaoyang Sun will step down as chairman. Sun, who has led the company for 30 years, will continue to serve on the board’s strategy committee and is succeeded...
BC Week In Review | Mar 1, 2019
Company News

Bausch wins $195M bid to acquire bankrupt Synergy's assets

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (TSX:BHC; NYSE:BHC) won a $195 million bid to acquire assets of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) in a court-supervised bankruptcy auction. Synergy markets gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide. Trulance is an uroguanylin analog...
BioCentury | Jan 12, 2019
Finance

We all fall down

After an exuberant third quarter that put biotech indexes near their 2015 highs, all market cap tiers fell in 4Q18, eliminating the first nine month’s gains and losing $291.2 billion in aggregate value. Median losses...
BioCentury | Jan 5, 2019
Finance

Ready to launch

  The proposed $74 billion takeout of Celgene Corp. by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will not shift buysider attention away from upcoming and maturing drug launches heading into 2019, with plenty to track following a record...
BC Week In Review | Dec 21, 2018
Company News

Bausch named 'stalking horse' in Synergy auction

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (TSX:BHC; NYSE:BHC) bid $200 million to acquire selected assets of Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) in a court-supervised bankruptcy auction, including global rights to gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide. The agreement makes Bausch...
BC Week In Review | Nov 2, 2018
Company News

Synergy evaluating options following slow Trulance uptake

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) said it is evaluating strategic alternatives, including seeking bankruptcy protection, following slower-than-anticipated sales of gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide. The company said it is projecting net sales for Trulance for 2018 of...
BC Extra | Oct 2, 2018
Company News

Management tracks: Synlogic, Trevena, Editas

Synlogic Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBX) promoted Aoife Brennan to president and CEO. She has held both positions on an interim basis since May, when former President and CEO Jose Carlos Gutiérrez-Ramos resigned. Brennan had been CMO of...
BC Week In Review | Aug 10, 2018
Company News

Luoxin gains Chinese rights to Trulance

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) granted Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group Stock Co. Ltd. (Linyi, China) exclusive rights to develop and commercialize gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide in China, including Hong Kong and Macau. The license covers the...
BC Extra | Aug 7, 2018
Company News

Luoxin gains Chinese rights to Trulance

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) granted Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group Stock Co. Ltd. (Linyi, China) exclusive rights to develop and commercialize gastrointestinal drug Trulance plecanatide in China, including Hong Kong and Macau. The license covers the...
Items per page:
1 - 10 of 115