Contingent value is back in vogue
This week another takeover included a CVR element, confirming a trend that has been gaining traction over the past year.
Remember Chantix? It’s back – for dry eye disease
The smoking-cessation drug, reformulated for nasal delivery, could be launched for dry eye, Oyster Point hopes.
Roche looks set to retain its place at the top of big pharma rankings
New consensus forecasts stretching out to 2026 see Roche easily retaining its crown as the world’s biggest drugmaker, while Bristol-Myers Squibb climbs the rankings.
Covid-19 adds a new danger to drug launches
Launch phase is a challenging time for drug developers, so consider the likes of Biohaven, Esperion and, most recently, Urogen, as they brave locked-down markets.
A Covid-19 threat to business acquisitions
20 key healthcare transactions, most struck before the Covid-19 pandemic hit, have yet to be formally completed.
Persistence pays off for Kala
The company’s Eysuvis looks set to be approved for dry eye disease, but meeting expectations in this tough market will not be easy.