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Hitting The Milestones: Update On Earning “Biobucks”
December 8, 2016

Earnout payments have been nearly ubiquitous in biotech M&A transactions for the past decade. Given the risks, costs, and timelines in drug R&D, these contingent value rights, or “biobucks”, play an important role in bridging the gap in valuation expectations

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Scorecard Of Biobuck M&A Earnouts
April 30, 2015

Milestone payments are an important risk-sharing component in today’s biopharma deal-making toolbox. As it’s a topic I’ve explored in the past (here, here), it’s an opportune time to revisit the stats for how they have performed recently. These contingent value transfers

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