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Monday Biotech Deal Review: July 19, 2010

Lots of deals this week. Some good news, some bad news. On the good news front, a steady volume of securities and M&A activity is continuing through the summer; and one Canadian firm benefits from the U.S. Defense Departments exploration of RNAi products as anti-virals. On the other hand front, though, a licensing option expired, a liquidation proceeded and marketing rights were voluntarily surrendered. See who’s who after the jump…

Monday Deal Review: March 30, 2009

New Merck Serono Biotechnology Ventures Fund

Merck KGaA, the Darmstadt-based company (not part of Merck & Co. Inc. of the U.S.),  is starting a biotechnology venture capital fund that will invest €40 million ($55 million) in emerging biotech companies during the next five years, with a focus on the core therapeutic areas of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Oncology, Autoimmune & Inflammatory Diseases, Endocrinology and Fertility, as well as enabling tool and discovery technologies.  Companies wishing to submit proposals or receive additional information can contact Merck Serono Ventures via their website.

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