Norwood, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013
BioPharm Insight Global Editor Kimberly Ha will moderate a webinar with PwC Deals executives to discuss current and future trends in pharmaceutical industry M&A on October 30 at 10 a.m. ET.
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Joining Kimberly will be:
Dimitri Drone, PwC Pharma and Life Sciences Deals Leader – Dimitri is the leader of PwC’s Deals business for the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences sector. Dimitri advises corporate and private equity clients on the structuring of complex merger & acquisition transactions, alliances, partnerships and joint ventures, as well as minority investments to address financial reporting, corporate finance, and valuation issues. In addition, he is a leading advisor within the Firm to clients on valuation principles, methodologies and critical assumptions employed in various business enterprise, intangible asset and security valuation exercises across the spectrum of life science industries, including pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical device, diagnostics, generics, consumer, animal health and contract research organizations. Clients range from start-up biotech and medical device companies to the largest global life science companies.
James Woods, PwC Director, Valuation Practice – James is a leader in the Deals Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences sector practice. He has over 10 years of experience in valuation analysis and financial advisory work, including valuations of business enterprises, intangible assets and debt and derivative securities. James has extensive experience working with companies in the life sciences industry as well as transaction experience in the consumer and industrial and technology sectors. James has performed numerous business and intangible asset valuations for a variety of purposes, including financial and tax reporting, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and corporate strategy.
Kimberly Ha is an award-winning biopharmaceutical industry journalist and editor. She launched BioPharm Insight's editorial team in 2007. Kimberly began her career as a financial journalist in Hong Kong specializing in healthcare M&A, and previously was the lead sector specialist at Mergermarket, a division of the Financial Times Group. She is a sought-after panelist and moderator at major healthcare investor conferences and events. A member of the Galien Foundation Advisory Board, Kimberly has received fellowships from organizations including the National Press Foundation, the UN Foundation for Global Vaccines, and the Association of Health Care Journalists.
Last month, Kimberly Ha moderated a panel to discuss challenges and opportunities in funding drug development at the US-Japan Health Sciences Dialogue. This month, she will moderate a panel on investment strategies for early stage companies at the Life Sciences Summit.
About BioPharm Insight
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About Infinata, Inc.
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