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Friday, March 15, 2019

Constellation Alpha Capital Corp. Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire DermTech, Inc.

Constellation Alpha Capital Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, has executed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge with DermTech, Inc., a molecular genomics company with an initial focus o…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

L’Occitane to Buy ELEMIS for $900 Million

L’Occitane International S.A. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ELEMIS, the number one luxury British skincare brand, for $900 million in cash. ELEMIS is being sold by Steiner L…

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Thursday, January 03, 2019

Suneva Grows Their Aesthetics Portfolio with New Deals

  Suneva® Medical, Inc., is partnering with Healeon Medical, Inc and Puregraft, LLC to add two new products to their aesthetics portfolio.  Healeon Medical…

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Thursday, January 03, 2019

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company will acquire Celgene Corp. in a cash and stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $74 billion. The combined company with complementary areas of focus, will …

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Enters US Branded Dermatology Segment

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals is entering into the branded dermatology segment in the United States. The branded portfolio for the US market will be developed and commercialized by Glenmark Thera…

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Crown Laboratories Acquires Select Healthcare Brands from GlaxoSmithKline

Crown Laboratories, Inc. has acquired North American distribution rights of five OTC consumer brands from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The acquired portfolio includes: PanOxyl® daily acne wash…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Sinclair Pharma: Acquisition by Huadong Medicine Company Limited Now Complete

Huadong Medicine Company Limited (HMC) has acquired Sinclair Pharma Limited, a global aesthetics company headquartered in London, UK, in a deal worth approximately $222 million. HMC is a well-known Ch…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Aclaris Acquires Rhofade from Allergan

Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with Allergan Sales, LLC to acquire worldwide rights to Rhofade® (oxymetazoline hydrochloride) cream, 1% and addit…

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Friday, October 05, 2018

EPI Acquires Rights to Cloderm Cream from Promius Pharma

EPI Health has acquired the rights rights to Cloderm® (clocortolone pivalate) Cream, 0.1% and its authorized generic from Promius Pharma, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of D…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

Bellus Medical Now Part of Crown Laboratories

Crown Laboratories, Inc. and Hildred Capital Partners, LLC have acquired Bellus Medical. Bellus’s non-invasive offerings include the SkinPen, a medical grade microneedling device used exclusi…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Almirall Finalizes Acquisition of Allergan US Medical Dermatology Portfolio

Almirall, S.A. finalized its acquisition of products from Allergan's Medical Dermatology unit in the US: Aczone (dapsone), Tazorac (tazarotene), Azelex (azelaic acid), and Cordran Tape (flurandren…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Breaking Business News: Allergan Acquires Bonti

Allergan acquired Bonti, Inc., a privately held clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, fast-acting neurotoxin programs for aesthetic and therap…

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Business News: Candela Acquires Ellipse

Candela Corporation has acquired Ellipse, a Danish medical device company that manufactures and markets Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and laser-based platforms for a wide variety of medical and aesthetic…

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Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Canfield Scientific Acquires Leading German Dermoscopy Company VISIOMED AG

Canfield Scientific has acquired German company VISIOMED AG, which designs and manufactures dermoscopy systems. The resulting business has decades of experience in aesthetic documentation, 3D imaging,…

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Friday, August 03, 2018

Almirall to Acquire Allergan’s US Medical Dermatology Unit

Almirall is acquiring a portfolio of five products from Allergan’s Medical Dermatology unit in the United States, conditional to the clearance by the relevant authorities. The portfolio includes…

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