Exclusive: Vivimed to merge local units with itself; PE backer may exit Mauritius arm

November 16, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan

Vivimed Labs Ltd is looking to merge its domestic subsidiaries with itself as part of a business restructuring, a top executive told VCCircle, as the pharmaceuticals company looks to consolidate its operations a year after selling its specialty chemicals unit.

GreenSignal Bio Pharma extends IPO by three days

November 14, 2016 | PTI

Vaccine manufacturing firm GreenSignal Bio Pharma has extended its initial public offer by three days to November 17 amid lukewarm response from investors.

Exclusive: Drugmaker Micro Labs close to striking its first acquisition

November 11, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan

Bangalore pharmaceuticals firm Micro Labs Ltd is close to acquiring a Hyderabad drug maker marking its first known inorganic expansion move, two people familiar with the development told VCCircle.

Advanced Enzyme to buy 70% stake in JC Biotech

November 01, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Advanced  Enzyme  Technologies, which had a blockbuster listing earlier this year, said it will acquire a 70% stake in active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) maker JC  Biotech for Rs 50 crore.

Sun Pharma to acquire PE-backed ophthalmic firm Ocular Technologies

October 27, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has said it will acquire Ocular Technologies from global private equity firm Auven Therapeutics as the drug maker seeks to boost its ophthalmic pipeline.

Everstone buys majority stake in Rubicon Research; Kotak PE exits

October 24, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Private equity firm Everstone Group said it has bought a 70% stake in drug delivery technology company Rubicon Research for $33 million (Rs 220 crore).

Cipla loses court battle in drug overcharging case

October 21, 2016 | Maulik Vyas

In a blow to Mumbai-headquartered pharmaceutical major Cipla Ltd, the Supreme Court has upheld the stand of the government for penalising the generic drugmaker for alleged ‘over pricing’ under the Drug (Price Control), Order 1995.

OrbiMed-backed Eurolife Healthcare to buy Baxter's form-fill-seal infusion biz in India

October 20, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Indian specialty pharmaceuticals company Eurolife Healthcare said it will acquire the form-fill-seal (FSS) infusion business from Baxter India, a subsidiary of US-based medical products company Baxter International, for an undisclosed amount.

Former Mylan execs’ drug firm Eywa gets PE funding from Eight Roads, F-Prime Capital

October 18, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan

Eywa Pharma Pte Ltd said on Tuesday it has raised $30 million (Rs 200 crore) from investors including private equity firms Eight Roads Ventures India and US-based F-Prime Capital Partners.

Warburg Pincus-backed Laurus Labs gets SEBI nod for IPO

October 18, 2016 | TEAM VCC

Laurus Labs Pvt. Ltd has received a green signal from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to float its initial public offering (IPO).



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