Drug makers struck few M&A deals in the first quarter, but activity did not dry up, suggesting that the real impact of coronavirus has yet to play out.
Amarin’s loss of a crucial patent lawsuit shows that potential buyers were right to be wary of the Vascepa opportunity.
Amarin’s Vascepa is widely expected to receive approval in a huge new patient population. So why has the company not been bought?
Shares in generics firms tumble in the wake of a huge lawsuit in the US alleging industry-wide price fixing, signalling many more years of pain for this sector.