Market Hyperactivity: Bane of Biotech Deal-makers?

11:55 AM - 12:40 PM (EDT), Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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IPOs and after-market performance have continued at a breakneck pace. The influx of investor capital has seen a surge in formations of SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies) as an intriguing alternative for companies that want to go public because they can happen much faster than an initial public offering (IPO).  As equity markets soar, capital is plentiful to biotechs, so pharma has to either step up and pay up or miss out when it comes to M&A and collaborations.  Panelists will discuss how deal valuation trends are forcing creative and unique terms in negotiations to close strategic partnerships.

Vice President, Business Development
Amgen Business Development