Rockville, MD-based Emergent BioSolutions has filed suit against Protein Sciences, saying the vaccine developer never planned to follow through on a planned $75 million acquisition agreement. According to Emergent's claim, the top executives of Protein Sciences ridiculed the deal after it was announced and only really wanted $10 million in bridge financing that came with the pact so it could pursue other options. Protein Sciences' Daniel D. Adams and Manon M.J. Cox were singled out in the lawsuit.
- read the report in FierceVaccines
- here's the Washington Post article