Our core expertise is in M&A, partnerships and private placements, and we focus exclusively on life science companies including biotechnology, big pharma, specialty pharma, medical devices, research tools and diagnostics. We’ve highlighted below some of our transactions that show our range of experience in these areas.


Acquisition by Ligand

Acquisition by Ligand

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Fairness Opinion

Fairness Opinion on CTP-656 Acquisition by Vertex

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Acquisition by Boston Scientific

Sale of GI medical device company to Boston Scientific for $75 million plus commercial milestones

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Partnership with AstraZeneca

Collaboration with AstraZeneca to develop and commercialize Anticalin-based inhaled treatments for respiratory diseases.

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N. & S. America and India Partnership with Metuchen

Avanafil Partnership with Metuchen Pharmaceuticals LLC

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Partnerships with Auxilium, Menarini & Sanofi

North American, European, and ROW partnerships with Auxilium, Menarini, and Sanofi for erectile dysfunction drug Stendraâ„¢ (avanafil) totaling $461 million plus royalties

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Preferred Stock

Private financing for a private, late-stage precision medicine company developing dalcetrapib to be the first genetically targeted medicine in cardiovascular disease

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Series B Preferred Stock & Debt

$43.4 million Series B expansion capital for private, commercial-stage hip and knee implant company

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Strategic Investment by Baxter

$50 million equity financing by Baxter (prior to European partnership) for oncology company

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Acquisition of Zoladex

Acquisition of Zoladex from AstraZeneca

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Acquisition of Performance Optics

Buyside representation on the acquisition of leading global eyeglass lens manufacturing company.

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Acquisition of SPL

Acquisition of Scientific Protein Laboratories (SPL) for $337.5 million by Shenzhen Hepalink Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

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