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In 2012, Buyer’s Market Made Alliances Rarer

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With little leverage against Big Pharma, some smaller companies are turning away from long-standing partnering strategies. It’s one reason dealmaking slowed considerably in 2012, part of a three-year trend that also highlights increasing reliance on heavily structured partnerships.

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