Matt Hurd and Krishna Veeraraghavan Named Dealmakers of the Week by The American Lawyer

May 8, 2015
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On May 8, The American Lawyer named Messrs. Hurd and Veeraraghavan as Dealmakers of the Week for their role advising Synageva BioPharma in its $9 billion acquisition by Alexion Pharmaceuticals. AmLaw reports that the deal will provide Alexion with ownership of Synageva's drug Kanuma, which is awaiting approval from the US FDA for treatment of a rare disease. For Messrs. Hurd and Veeraraghavan, who have been advising Synageva for the past two years, the life sciences industry is fascinating.