October 14, 2014

Impax Labs last week announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which Impax will acquire Tower Holdings. 

October 9, 2014

Catamaran, a provider of technology and pharmacy benefit management services, on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Salveo Specialty Pharmacy.

October 9, 2014

Endo International and Auxilium Pharmaceuticals on Thursday announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement.

September 30, 2014

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma, a privately held clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for viral diseases, for approximately $1.8 billion in cash.

September 29, 2014

Alliance Boots on Monday announced that China Securities Regulatory Commission has approved the group's investment in Nanjing Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

September 29, 2014

Walmart on Monday named Kevin Systrom, co-founder of Instagram, as a new member of the company’s board, effective Sept. 26.

 

September 9, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, will be acquired by General Mills for $46 per share for a total transaction of $820 million.

September 9, 2014

Beauty company Living Proof, which is co-owned by actress Jennifer Aniston, has promoted chief marketing officer Grace Ray to serve as CEO, effective Sept. 19.

September 4, 2014

Alliance Data Systems on Thursdy announced it has signed a multi-year agreement to provide co-brand and private-label credit card services for Meijer.

August 28, 2014

Canada’s Shoppers Drug Mart, which was acquired earlier this year by grocer Loblaw Cos., is looking to test the sale of fresh produce beginning in September, according to a Toronto Star report.

August 27, 2014

IRI on Tuesday announced that Susan Bennett has joined the company as EVP and general counsel. 

August 25, 2014

Biotech company Roche will be acquiring research and pharmaceutical company InterMune for $8.3 billion, it announced over the weekend. 

August 19, 2014

"The consumer healthcare market has experienced a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions in recent years. Some of this has created small ripples — like pebbles being gently tossed into still waters. Then there are the mega-mergers that have had a tsunami-like effect," writes Dave Wendland, Hamacher Resource Group VP, in his latest blog entry.

August 14, 2014

Pragma Pharmaceuticals announced the relaunch of Moxatag (amoxicillin extended-release tablets), 775 mg.

August 11, 2014

Sanofi on Monday acquired the rights to Afrezza Inhalation Powder, a new rapid-acting inhaled insulin therapy for adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, from MannKind in a deal that could be worth as much as $925 million. 

August 11, 2014

Twinlab Consolidation Corp. on Monday announced it has acquired Twinlab Corp. in a strategic, employee-led buyout. 

 

August 6, 2014

Walgreens said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015.

 

July 30, 2014

Pfizer on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Baxter International’s portfolio of marketed vaccines for $635 million.

July 28, 2014

Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion. 

 

July 21, 2014

AbbVie has finalized a deal for Dublin-based specialty pharmaceuticals company Shire for $54.7 billion.

July 17, 2014

UrgentRx on Thursday announced that it has closed on $17.5 million of Series C growth capital. 

July 16, 2014

Capsa Solutions, a provider of medication management systems, mobile computing carts and medical cart platforms for healthcare facilities, announced the acquisition of Kirby Lester, LLC — a provider of automated medication dispensing solutions in retail, institutional, hospital and ambulatory pharmacy settings.

July 14, 2014

CVS Caremark has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Miami-based Navarro Discount Pharmacy.

July 14, 2014

Mylan will acquire Abbott's non-U.S. developed markets specialty and branded generics business.