Cybersecurity Firms Draw Buyers, as Hackers Invade Agencies, Campaigns and Companies
The apparent cyberattacks on Colin Powell, the NSA and voter databases in Arizona and Illinois highlight the value of cybersecurity providers


Pruning Process: 7 Consumer Goods Producers Buy & Sell to Grow
Procter & Gamble sold Duracell and is divesting 40-plus beauty brands; Clorox sold car cleaners and bought Renew Life probiotics; General Mills sold Green Giant and bought Epic Provisions

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Julia Karol Moves Up to COO Spot at Watermill, Michael Fuller Takes the Boston Area Firm’s CFO Job
Other developments include Glen Clarke's joining Baird to lead the Chicago investment bank’s food and beverage group

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Health Care

Patricia Industries Buys Diagnostics Specialist Laborie Medical from Audax

Laborie makes diagnostic tools, including ultrasound scanners for bladders

Allergan, Gilead, Attack Nash Liver Illness From All Sides

Allergan has plans to buy Tobira and Gilead previously bought a drug from Nimbus

Pharos Capital Acquires TechLab, Healthcare Deals Rise

Recent medical diagnostic deals include Danaher, Johnson & Johnson and Zimmer Biomet

Allergan Buys Tobira to Gain Liver Drug

Allergan has a deal in place for Vitae, after the merger with Pfizer got called off

J&J Purchases Abbott’s Eye Surgery Unit, Continues to Boost Core Businesses

Other recent healthcare deals include the purchases of Drive DeVilbiss, HeartWare and Raptor Pharma

Healthcare M&A Forecast Brightens, Say Dealmakers

The outlook for M&A in the healthcare sector was much more positive in August than it was earlier in the year, according to our monthly survey

Ridgemont-Backed Perimeter Acquires WoodRidge, as Demand Rises for Behavioral Health Services

Acadia, HealthSouth and Universal Health also made similar purchases

Allergan Purchases Vitae, Following Failed Pfizer Merger

Other recent pharma deals include the acquisitions of Cynapsus and Sagent

Horizon Purchases Pharmaceutical Company Raptor, Looks to Grow Global Presence

Bristol-Myers, Pfizer and Sunovion have also made deals in the space

Kroger Acquires Chronic Illness Pharmacy, Adds to Healthcare M&A

The transaction follows deals made by Carlyle, CVS, and Frazier Healthcare

Danaher Makes First Deal Since Spinning Off Industrials Business

Thoma Bravo and Zimmer Biomet are also buying healthcare technology companies

Sunovion Picks Up Cynapsus, Adds Parkinson’s Treatment

Follows pharma acquisitions by Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb

CD&R Invests in Wheelchair Maker, as Aging Population Drives Health Care Deals

The transaction follows CD&R’s deals for Kalle and Zest Owner High Ridge

Frazier Takes Majority Stake in Matrix Medical to Boost the Target’s Growth Efforts

Amedisys and Almost Family have also made home health care acquisitions

Pfizer Acquires AstraZeneca’s Antibiotics Assets, After Failing to Buy Entire Company

Pfizer has a deal in place for Medivation and terminated its merger with Allergan

London's Cinven Purchases Bioclinica, as Clinical Trials for New Treatments Ramp Up

Sellers Water Street Healthcare and JLL Partners built target through eight acquisitions

Pfizer Buys Medivation, as Cancer Research Deals Pick Up

Bristol-Myers, Gilead and Roche have also recently made similar acquisitions

Scintilla Acquires Semnur, Grows Pain Management Pipeline

The buyer also has a deal in place for Scilex Pharmaceuticals

Zimmer Adds Medical Test Maker CD Diagnostics, Following LDR Deal

Other recent health care tech purchases include Cardon Outreach, Hansen Medical and Imprivata

EQT Acquires Patient Survey Provider Press Ganey from Vestar Capital Partners

Vestar also has plans to acquire MTI and sell Sun Products

Teva CEO Erez Vigodman Looks Beyond Allergan Deal for Growth

Teva previously bought Gecko Innovations and Representaciones e Investigaciones Médicas SA

Carlyle Backs Pharmacy Benefit Manager WellDyneRX, as Health Care Costs Soar

In similar deals, CVS bought Omincare and Target’s pharmacies and UnitedHealth purchased Catamaran

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