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April 15, 2014
07:22 EDTSHPG, NVS, TBGNFNovartis to Shire said to mull offers for ThromboGenics, Bloomberg says
Novartis (NVS) and Shire (SHPG) are among the drugmakers who are mulling offers for Belgian eye-medicine company ThromboGenics (TBGNF), according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. One of the sources said the sale may value the company at nearly $1.3B. Reference Link
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February 9, 2016
11:18 EDTNVSOptions with increasing call volume; CERS WYN NVS ZIOP PZM PI OC DB MLM
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09:56 EDTSHPGIntercept higher following report of vague takeover chatter
Shares of Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) are moving after United Kingdom blog Proactive Investors discussed "reheated rumours" of a takeover. "Vague talk" has Intercept teaming up with CenterView Partners to advise on a sale, the blog states. It mentions AstraZeneca (AZN) as a possible suitor now that Shire (SHPG) has reached an agreement to acquire Baxalta (BXLT). Shares of Intercept, which is developing treatments for chronic liver diseases, are up 4% to $97.39 in early trading.
February 8, 2016
09:38 EDTNVSCigna enters into outcomes-based contract with Novartis
Cigna (CI) has entered into an outcomes-based contract with the pharmaceutical company Novartis (NVS) for the drug Entresto, which was approved by the FDA for the treatment of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. The pay-for-performance agreement ties the financial terms to how well the drug improves the relative health of Cigna's customers. The primary metric is reduction in the proportion of customers with heart failure hospitalizations. This agreement is effective for Cigna's commercial business. Entresto is a preferred brand subject to prior authorization review. The prior authorization process is part of utilization management to help control prescription drug costs and ensure coverage of the most appropriate drug therapies.
06:28 EDTNVSPharma trade group rolls out ad campaign aimed at lawmakers, WSJ says
The pharmaceutical industry is launching a new ad campaign with the intention of improving its reputation with lawmakers in an effort to lobby against drug price restrictions, the Wall Street Journal reports. The industry's biggest trade group the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA, says it plans to spend several million dollars this year, and 10% more than it spent last year, on digital, radio, and print advertisements that highlight the sector's role in developing new drugs and advancing medical science, the report says. Publicly traded companies in the space include AstraZeneca (AZN), Bristol-Myers (BMY), Eli Lilly (LLY), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Merck (MRK), Novartis (NVS), Pfizer (PFE), Roche (RHHBY) and Sanofi (SNY). Reference Link
February 7, 2016
14:27 EDTNVSNovartis' somatic cell therapy receives orphan designation
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February 4, 2016
16:00 EDTSHPGShire's NDA for lifitegrast for dry eye resubmssion acknowledged by FDA
Shire announced that the FDA has acknowledged receipt of the resubmission of the New Drug Application for lifitegrast for the treatment of signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adults. Shire resubmitted the NDA in response to the complete response letter received from the FDA on October 16, 2015 that requested an additional clinical study and more information related to product quality. The FDA determined that the submission is a complete response and has assigned a 6-month review period for the NDA and a Prescription Drug User Fee Act goal date of July 22.
07:23 EDTNVSGSK will not be pressured into early consumer unit spinoff, Reuters says
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February 3, 2016
08:07 EDTSHPGMedgenics names Brian Piper to succeed John Leaman as CFO
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February 2, 2016
11:14 EDTNVSNovartis management to meet with Jefferies
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09:46 EDTSHPGIntercept rumored to draw interest from many suitors, Daily Mail says
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07:42 EDTNVSPressure mounts on big pharma names to shrink, sharpen focus, FT says
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January 29, 2016
07:53 EDTNVSNovartis management to meet with JPMorgan
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07:37 EDTNVSRadius Health should be bought aggressively at current prices, says Canaccord
Canaccord said they would be aggressive buyers of Radius Health (RDUS) especially at current share prices. The firm cited its partnership with Novartis (NVS), its drug pipeline, and expectations for an FDA filing of abaloparatide in the first quarter of 2016. Canaccord reiterated its Buy rating and $85 price target on Radius Health shares.
January 28, 2016
12:09 EDTNVSRadius Health to hold a conference call
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10:05 EDTSHPGHigh option volume stocks
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09:38 EDTNVSNovartis downgraded to Neutral from Outperform at Exane BNP Paribas
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January 27, 2016
16:33 EDTNVSRadius Health announces clinical collaboration with Novartis
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12:19 EDTNVSPiper Jaffray biopharma analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call
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05:22 EDTNVSNovartis sees FY16 revenue, core operating income in line with FY15
Group net sales and core operating income in 2016 are expected to be broadly in line with the prior year, after absorbing the impact of generic competition. Generic competition impact on sales is expected to be as much as $3.2B compared to $2.2B in 2015.
05:20 EDTNVSNovartis reports Q4 core EPS $1.14, consensus $1.18
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