Tag: merger

January 20, 2017 Off

Sanofi’s M&A misses frustrate some investors in drugmaker

By Dino Mustafić

For the last year, Sanofi’s chief executive has made clear his quest for deals to help revive the fortunes of France’s biggest drugmaker.

The market is still waiting. Olivier Brandicourt’s failure to land two big biotech acquisitions he was chasing has led to growing impatience among some investors.

November 6, 2015 Off

AstraZeneca buys ZS Pharma

By Dino Mustafić

AstraZeneca has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nasdaq-listed ZS Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company based in San Mateo, California.