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Novartis to buy stake in Gamida Cell

Agrees to pay $35 million for 15% of the Israeli developer of stem cell-based medicines, with option to acquire remaining interest. Continue reading

Proxy adviser backs call for Allergan special meeting

Vote on Valeant-Allergan combo unlikely to take place earlier than mid-December. Continue reading

Dems pitch legislation to stem corporate exodus abroad

Lawmakers in House and Senate seek measure in must-pass tax bill to prohibit federal contracts for companies that reincorporate overseas. Continue reading

Investment in reverse mergers doubled in second quarter

Young biotech companies took advantage of the transaction structure to go public. Continue reading

These five boards could be the worst

A look at some egregious pay practices, over-the-top takeover defenses and generally poor governance. There may be some groups that are even more awful, but we haven't found them. Continue reading

Shire agrees to $55B AbbVie takeover offer

The $55 billion transaction will boost morale among dealmakers after Pfizer's failed run at AstraZeneca. Continue reading

Fed health care pay affects PE exit

Vestar Capital-backed 21st Century already delayed its intial public offering, but acquirers may come calling in a rapidly consolidating sector. Continue reading

U.K. seeks new powers to shape takeovers

Business Secretary Vince Cable aims to develop a "fallback" weapon to intervene in takeovers on national interest grounds when a bidder refuses to negotiate. Continue reading

Omega Pharma founder confirms he's studying options

The OTC drugs maker is said to have hired Morgan Stanley to conduct a review. Continue reading

SEC issues tough guidance for proxy advisory firms

Agency restrictions could have impact on activist investor campaigns. Continue reading

After six mighty months, the next six look just as strong

Private equity firms won't take the summer off, and that could make for big transactions. It won't be a surprise if LBO shops go out and top the first half's eye-popping M&A figures. Continue reading

Shire rejects $46B AbbVie offer

The proposal followed two other pitches from AbbVie, which wants to move its tax domicile to the U.K. Continue reading

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