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Merck KGaA Draws A Line Under “Old” R&D, Now Seeks More Deals

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

Germany’s Merck KGaA has streamlined its R&D pipeline, concentrating on immuno-oncology, early-stage compounds and collaborative efforts with partners, and discontinuing expensive late-stage products that were going nowhere.

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