Deals In Depth: February 2022
Five $1bn+ alliances were penned in February. Topping the list was a potential $2bn deal between Code Biotherapeutics and Takeda to leverage Code Bio’s proprietary targeted 3DNA non-viral genetic medicine delivery platform to design and develop gene therapies for a liver-directed rare disease program, plus central nervous system-directed rare disease programs. Takeda has the right to exercise options for an exclusive license for four resulting programs.
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During Q3, biopharma merger and acquisition deal value reached $13.6bn and drew in $36.5bn in potential deal value from alliances. Device company M&A values reached $4.3bn, while in vitro diagnostics and research tools players’ M&A activity totaled $5.8bn.
During Q3, biopharmas brought in an aggregate $23.3bn in financing and device company fundraising totaled $3.6bn; while in vitro diagnostic firms and research tools players raised $649m.