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Nanogen Inc.

Division of Elitech Group
www.nanogen.com

Latest From Nanogen Inc.

The A-List: 2008's Trend Shaping Series A Financings

Despite a miserable economy, new company formation continues apace. In biotech, recapitalizations and structured deals featured prominently; in diagnostics, interest remains strong even if rounds in 2008 were down from last year's highs; in devices, small and regional VCs have filled the void left by brand-name investors.
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Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics/Research Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q3 2008

Highlights from the Q3 2008 review of device and diagnostics dealmaking: Led by late-stage rounds, financing for medical device firms--at just over $1bn--showed a slight improvement over the last quarter. IPOs and follow-ons were noticeably absent in Q3, reminiscent of a time in 2003 when the IPO window closed. Not even one of the 13 device M&A transactions reached the billion-dollar mark, but the largest deal, GE Healthcare's buy of Vital Signs for $990mm, came close. In vitro diagnostics/research financings doubled to $643mm led by Illumina's $343mm FOPO. M&A activity in this industry was scant with a mere three transactions. However, Nanogen's reverse merger with Elitech Group--worth $99mm-beat the median M&A deal price ($60mm) over the past five years. Interestingly many in vitro diagnostics players turned to alliances with tech transfer entities in hopes of filling their pipelines.
BioPharmaceutical Medical Device

Start-Up Quarterly Statistics, Q3 2008

Start-Up analyzes fundraising and alliances among emerging companies in the biopharmaceutical, medical device and in vitro diagnostics segments from July through September 2008. Data comes from FDC-Windhover's Strategic Transactions Database.
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Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q3 2007

In this issue, we present another installment of our quarterly review of medical device and in vitro diagnostics/research dealmaking-for July-September 2007. Our data are derived from Windhover's Strategic Transactions Database.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Drug Discovery Tools
      • Genomics-Proteomics
    • Nanotechnology, Chips, etc.
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
    • Molecular Diagnostics & Genetic Testing
  • Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies
    • PCR & Amplification Tools
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Elitech Group
  • Senior Management
  • Howard C Birndorf, Chmn. & CEO
    Nicholas Venuto, CFO
    Robert Proulx, VP, Mktg & Sales
    Merl F Hoekstra, PhD, VP, Bus. & Corp. Dev.
    Graham Lidgard, PhD, SVP, R&D
  • Contact Info
  • Nanogen Inc.
    Phone: (858) 410-4600
    10398 Pacific Center Ct.
    San Diego, CA 92121
    USA
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