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It’s Official

Partnering is a go for the BIO Business Forum! Stay tuned for blog posts about some of the new features you’ll be seeing this year. If you missed the announcement, take a look here and sign up for future emails from the International Convention team. Happy Partnering!

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Is Partnering Going Live for BIO Business Forum?

There’s been a rumor buzzing through the halls of the BIO offices the past few days. It sounds like the One-on-One Partnering System will be launching early for the International Convention’s BIO Business Forum. Partly due to the fact that we have pretty exciting numbers for Partnering companies (already!), and partly because we’re just really looking forward to launching! So how early? It looks like it will be this coming Monday, April 11th. If you’ve Read More >

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IPO Update – April 5th, 2011

The six biotech IPOs of 2011 have followed 2010′s IPO trends; all took significant haircuts getting out the door and most are performing modestly.  The median downward adjustment in the amount raised for 2011′s biotech IPOs stands at -31%, the average is at -33%.  These companies have raised a median and mean amount of $49M and $54M, respectively. Despite the lukewarm IPO reception biotech stocks have faced in the U.S., two more U.S. companies have filed to go public since the close of 2010.  Specialty pharmaceutical Read More >

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The BTK buyout

Remember this BTK post we wrote back  in February of 2010?  Well, we thought it was time to revisit the makeup of the BTK index (NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index).  Five of  the 20 companies that comprised the index in February of last year have either been acquired or are facing acquisition.  That means 25% of the entire index has been snapped up in a little over a year (Table 1). Millipore (MIL) and OSI Pharmaceuticals (OSIP) acquired in 2010 by Merck KGaA and Astellas, respectively, have already Read More >

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Take a look at our New Partnering Guide

We’ve just finished creating a new guide to the BIO One-on-One Partnering System! Step-by-Step Instructions for Partnering Success. It’s designed to be an easy overview of how get started with the system, with a few tips and tricks along the way. You can find it whenever you visit the WWGD blog, too, by visiting the Resources page. If you have specific questions or need help with partnering, please leave a comment, or feel free to Read More >

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