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8. Elanco/Bayer animal health

Exiting animal health is the last and largest piece of adjustment in Bayer’s organizational shake-up launched in November 2018. After weeks of rumor, Bayer finally confirmed on Aug. 20 that it’s selling the franchise to Eli Lilly spinoff Elanco for $7.6 billion.
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The top 10 largest biopharma M&A deals in 2019

Biopharma M&A got a big boost moneywise in 2019. The three largest delivered more than $150 billion, with Bristol-Myers Squibb's $74 billion takeover of Celgene setting a new record. Oncology was still a hot theme, stringing through a whole year of big dealmaking headlines, just as gene therapy gained popularity.