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Slide #1. Telik, Inc. MabVax Therapeutics, Inc.

Acquirer: Telik, Inc. (TELK)
Acquiree: MabVax Therapeutics, Inc.
Details: Telik, Inc., a clinical stage oncology drug development company, and MabVax Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held cancer immunotherapy company, have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Upon closing of the transaction, MabVax and Telik will be combined into a publicly traded company focused on the development of proprietary immunotherapy-based products to diagnose and treat cancer. Under the terms of the merger agreement, MabVax will merge with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Telik in an all-stock transaction. The boards of directors of both companies have approved the merger and the stockholders of MabVax have also approved the merger. The merger is subject to the approval of the Telik stockholders as well as other customary conditions. Upon the closing of the transaction, Telik will be re-named MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. and will operate under the leadership of the MabVax management team with J. David Hansen, President and CEO of MabVax, serving as the President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board. Michael M. Wick, M.D., Ph.D., who currently serves as President and CEO of Telik, will remain on the board.

Telik is a clinical-stage drug development company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat cancer. TELINTRA, Co.'s lead drug candidate is a small molecule glutathione analog inhibitor of the enzyme glutathione S-transferase P1-1 (GST P1-1). Co. is developing TELINTRA for the treatment of blood disorders that are characterized by defects in blood formation with associated with low blood cell levels, such as anemia or thrombocytopenia. TELCYTA, Co.'s second product candidate, is a small molecule cancer drug designed to be activated in cancer cells.

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10/18/2012:
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11/12/2012:
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12/12/2012:
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12/17/2012:
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12/21/2012:
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12/27/2012:
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1/7/2013:
Acquirer: Illumina, Inc. (ILMN)
Acquiree: Verinata Health, Inc.
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1/8/2013:
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1/10/2013:
Acquirer: Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO)
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2/4/2013:
Acquirer: ICON plc (ICLR)
Acquiree: Clinical Trial Services Division of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (CCRN)
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2/8/2013:
Acquirer: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD)
Acquiree: YM BioSciences Inc. (YMI)
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2/21/2013:
Acquirer: Illumina, Inc. (ILMN)
Acquiree: Verinata Health
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2/25/2013:
Acquirer: Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CBST)
Acquiree: Adynxx
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4/15/2013:
Acquirer: Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO)
Acquiree: Life Technologies Corporation (LIFE)
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4/30/2013:
Acquirer: PAREXEL International Corporation (PRXL)
Acquiree: HERON Group LTD
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6/18/2013:
Acquirer: BELLUS Health Inc. (BLU.CA)
Acquiree: Thallion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TLN.CA)
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6/18/2013:
Acquirer: Techne Corporation (TECH)
Acquiree: Bionostics Holdings Limited
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7/9/2013:
Acquirer: Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR)
Acquiree: Two neuropathic pain management assets from NeurogesX, Inc. (NGSX)
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7/17/2013:
Acquirer: Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (SPPI)
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7/22/2013:
Acquirer: Techne Corporation (TECH)
Acquiree: Bionostics Holdings Limited
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7/23/2013:
Acquirer: Illumina (ILMN)
Acquiree: Advanced Liquid Logic
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7/30/2013:
Acquirer: Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST)
Acquiree: Trius Therapeutics (TSRX)
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7/30/2013:
Acquirer: Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST)
Acquiree: Optimer Pharmaceuticals (OPTR)
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8/2/2013:
Acquirer: Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (EBS)
Acquiree: Healthcare Protective Products Division from Bracco Diagnostics Inc.
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8/15/2013:
Acquirer: BELLUS Health (BLU.CA)
Acquiree: Thallion Pharmaceuticals (TLN.CA)
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8/21/2013:
Acquirer: Thermo Fisher (TMO)
Acquiree: Life Technologies (LIFE)
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8/26/2013:
Acquirer: Sangamo BioSciences (SGMO)
Acquiree: Ceregene
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9/4/2013:
Acquirer: Agilent Technologies Inc. (A)
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9/10/2013:
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9/11/2013:
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9/16/2013:
Acquirer: Americas Bullion Royalty Corp. (AMB.CA)
Acquiree: EMC Metals Corp. (EMC.CA)
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10/1/2013:
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10/14/2013:
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10/21/2013:
Acquirer: PDL BioPharma (PDLI)
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10/21/2013:
Acquirer: Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OXBT)
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10/24/2013:
Acquirer: Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST)
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10/28/2013:
Acquirer: Illumina, Inc. (ILMN)
Acquiree: NextBio
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10/29/2013:
Acquirer: StemCells, Inc. (STEM)
Acquiree: Seminal Neural Stem Cell Patent Portfolio
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11/11/2013:
Acquirer: Grifols (GRFS)
Acquiree: Transfusion diagnostics unit of Novartis (NVS)
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11/14/2013:
Acquirer: Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (SRNE)
Acquiree: Concortis Biosystems, Corp
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11/14/2013:
Acquirer: Oxygen Biotherapeutics (OXBT)
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11/26/2013:
Acquirer: Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO)
Acquiree: Life Technologies (LIFE)
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12/12/2013:
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12/12/2013:
Acquirer: Emergent BioSolutions (EBS)
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12/20/2013:
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12/20/2013:
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1/3/2014:
Acquirer: Americas Bullion Royalty Corp. (AMB.CA)
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1/6/2014:
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1/6/2014:
Acquirer: GE Healthcare (GE)
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2/4/2014:
Acquirer: Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN)
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2/5/2014:
Acquirer: Myriad Genetics (MYGN)
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2/10/2014:
Acquirer: Mast Therapeutics (MSTX)
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2/13/2014:
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2/13/2014:
Acquirer: Emergent BioSolutions (EBS)
Acquiree: Cangene Corporation (CNJ)
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2/13/2014:
Acquirer: Agenus (AGEN)
Acquiree: 4-Antibody
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2/19/2014:
Acquirer: Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (EBS)
Acquiree: Cangene Corporation (CNJ.CA)
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2/27/2014:
Acquirer: Mast Therapeutics (MSTX)
Acquiree: Aires Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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3/6/2014:
Acquirer: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY)
Acquiree: Merck's Sirna Therapeutics Subsidiary
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3/7/2014:
Acquirer: Intrexon Corporation (XON)
Acquiree: Medistem (MEDS)
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3/13/2014:
Acquirer: Charles River Laboratories (CRL)
Acquiree: CRO Services Division of Galapagos NV
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3/13/2014:
Acquirer: Intrexon Corporation (XON)
Acquiree: Laboratory Operations from Codexis
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3/24/2014:
Acquirer: AMRI (AMRI)
Acquiree: Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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3/24/2014:
Acquirer: GE Healthcare (GE)
Acquiree: Thermo Fisher Scientific Certain Biosciences Businesses (TMO)
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3/27/2014:
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3/31/2014:
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4/1/2014:
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4/4/2014:
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Acquiree: Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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4/14/2014:
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4/15/2014:
Acquirer: NeoStem (NBS)
Acquiree: California Stem Cell, Inc.
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4/21/2014:
Acquirer: Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (ASTM)
Acquiree: Sanofi's Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Business
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5/6/2014:
Acquirer: Warnex (WNX.H.CA)
Acquiree: DIAGNOS Inc. (ADK.CA)
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5/8/2014:
Acquirer: ICON (ICLR)
Acquiree: Aptiv Solutions
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5/8/2014:
Acquirer: NeoStem, Inc. (NBS)
Acquiree: California Stem Cell, Inc.
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5/12/2014:
Acquirer: Telik, Inc. (TELK)
Acquiree: MabVax Therapeutics, Inc.
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