M&A Trends and Updates: Shaping the Life Sciences Industry
With the incessant desire to improve the quality of life and to produce solutions for debilitating and common diseases comes the constant financial and competitiveness pressures on the Life Sciences Industry. The continuous research and development efforts of the industry require major funding. Hence, mergers & acquisition (M&A) deals in this field have become more common and are on an upsurge over the past years.
Technology companies as well as other industries have been venturing into M&A deals with this rapidly evolving landscape. Thus, companies and their counsel must keep themselves abreast of the recent trends and updates on M&A as they intricately shape the future of the life sciences industry.
This course offers an overview of the latest M&A trends and updates as well as on how they shape the future of the life sciences industry. Pointers in avoiding and addressing common pitfalls and risk issues will also be discussed. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will help firms better understand how to apply these business trends to their company and/or clients.
This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
- Recent M&A Trends and Developments Affecting the Life Sciences Industry
- Deal Structures and Key Deal Points in M&A Activities
- Due Diligence Issues for Buyers and Sellers in Life Science M&A deals
- Common Pitfalls and Risk Issues
- What Lies Ahead
John E. Alessi, Attorney
- Significant Life Sciences Deals in 2019
- Company Factors Contributing to Recent Dealmaking
- Regulatory Landscape from an M&A Perspective
- Looking forward to the Second Half of 2019
Stephanie Demperio, Ph.D., Senior Consultant
NERA ECONOMIC CONSULTING
- Recent Outcomes of Large Mergers in Life Sciences
- New Focus of Agencies When Examining the Competitive Effects
- Potential Competitive Consequences of “Mega” Mergers
Who Should Attend:
- M&A Counsel and Practitioners
- M&A Lawyers and Attorneys
- In-House and Outside Counsel
- Corporate Attorneys
- Legal and Compliance Executives
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- Top Level Executives
- Life Science Companies
- Healthcare Companies
- Other Related and Interested Professionals
John Alessi focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Alessi has significant experience representing public and private companies in matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and capital markets. He regularly represents clients from the technology and life sciences sectors, across a range of jurisdictions.
John Alessi focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Alessi has significant experience representing public and private companies in …
Dr. Demperio conducts economic research and analysis in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property economics, commercial damages, public health and policy, and business valuation In intellectual property, Dr. Demperio has deep expertise in calculating lost profits and reasonable royalty damages in cases involving patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret infringement, and has done so in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and apparel. She has supported clients in matters brought before courts and government authorities in the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK.
Dr. Demperio conducts economic research and analysis in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property economics, commercial damages, public health and …
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