Monthly Archives: August 2012

Biotech’s Capital Intensity Challenge: A Post-Mortem on 2007’s Biggest Deals
August 29, 2012

“Raise all the money you can whenever you can, and then raise some more”.  “The more a company raises, the more successful it is”.  Resumes boasting about how much an executive has raised in their prior companies.  These sentiments are


Big BioPharma Stock Buybacks: Are There Better Alternatives?
August 22, 2012

Big Pharma remains a highly profitable cash cow in spite of its well-known R&D challenges and perennial patent cliffs.  One of the biggest questions their Boards must wrestle with is what to do with all the cash. In recent years,


The Quiet Outperformance of Recent Biotech IPOs
August 1, 2012

Biotech IPOs have long been viewed with skeptism, especially over the past few years in comparison to the high-flying media darlings in the Tech space.  But recently a number of the social media phenoms have fallen from grace: Groupon is

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