Big Pharma Bags Its Biotech Prey

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The patent cliff is taking its toll on big pharma, but that doesn't mean these companies are going to stand still and wither on the vine. In fact, three smart pharmaceuticals have snapped up hot biotechs with promising drug candidates to add to their portfolios. Watch and find out which companies bagged their prey and if the price they paid makes sense.

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