PDL BioPharma, Inc.

PDL BioPharma, Inc.

PDL BioPharma, Inc.

Date Founded



34801 Campus Drive,Fremont, CA 94555

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Hospitals & Patient Services
Medical Support Services

Company Description

PDL BioPharma, Inc. produces and markets biopharmaceutical products. It focuses on intellectual property asset management, investing in new royalty bearing assets and maximizing the value of its patent portfolio and related assets. The company manages a portfolio of patents and royalty assets, consisting of its Queen et al. patents, license agreements with various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, and royalty and other assets acquired. PDL BioPharma was founded by Cary L. Queen and Laurence Jay Korn in 1986 and is headquartered in Incline Village, NV.

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Chief Financial Officer & Vice President

Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel

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Vice President, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer





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President & Chief Executive Officer at S-G Management LLC

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Incyte Corp.

Vice Chancellor, Business Development, Innovation & Partnerships at University of California - San Francisco

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Xeris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Former Secretary, Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Boston Scientific Corporation

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Oncology Division of the Department of Medicine at UCSF School of Medicine

Chief Executive Officer at PDL BioPharma, Inc.

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Kestrel Investment Management Corp. is a value manager that focuses on investments in the stocks of companies that are undergoing voluntary restructurings. The firm's investment selection process is based on the use of cash flow and financial screens. Kestrel typically holds individual portfolio investments for 18 months to 3 years. They do not diversify solely to achieve industry or sector representation. Kestrel avoids stock market timing and macroeconomic forecasting, relying instead on identifying unrecognized microeconomic trends and misperceived factors. Kestrel seeks to remain fully-invested.

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SMH Capital Advisors (SMHCA) offers discretionary portfolio management services through three programs: the Separately Managed Account Program (SMA Program); the SMH Capital Investments Program (SMH Program); and the Institutional Program. In all three programs, clients’ assets are invested in various securities, including, but not limited to equity securities including common and preferred stock, including exchange-listed, over-the-counter, and foreign issuer securities; warrants; corporate debt securities; commercial paper; certificates of deposit; municipal securities; investment company securities, including mutual fund shares (including affiliated mutual funds); closed-end funds, ETFs; ADRs, REITS, publicly traded business development companies, US government and government agency securities; high yield corporate bonds; and CMOs.

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Nine Chapters Capital Management (NCCM) employs a range of quantitative tools to identify profit opportunities, construct portfolios in a cost-efficient manner, and manage the overall risk of the portfolio consistent with the goal of producing risk-adjusted returns. The firm uses proprietary portfolio construction, risk management and execution tools to construct a portfolio of long and short positions in equities and other liquid instruments and to control its overall risk by hedging certain systematic risks. NCCM manages alternative investment vehicles that take long and short positions primarily in equities and other liquid financial instruments by combining multiple trading strategies designed to generate return through long-term and short-term market price patterns. The funds' main objective is to achieve consistent and risk-adjusted investment returns through research-driven and quantitative methods that seek to maximize the ratio of returns to risk. While the funds tend to focus on U.S. equities and related instruments, they may in the future expand to other regions, including but not limited to Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, including certain emerging markets. NCCM usees proprietary portfolio construction, risk management and execution tools to construct a portfolio of long and short positions in equities and other liquid instruments and to control its overall risk by hedging certain systematic risks. The funds also trade currency forwards to hedge currency risk. The funds generally employ leverage in pursuing their investment strategies.

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purchases Abbott Biotherapeutics Corp. from PDL BioPharma, Inc.

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purchases PDL BioPharma, Inc.

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McKesson is dedicated to delivering the vital medicines, medical supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care. McKesson is made up of many businesses, all serving the health care industry. Our businesses fall into one of two primary categories: Distribution solutions. We are the largest pharmaceutical distributor in North America, distributing one-third of the medicines used every day. As one of the leading pharmaceutical companies, we supply more than 40,000 U.S. pharmacy locations, from Wal-Mart to the Department of Veterans Affairs to community pharmacies and hospitals. McKesson is also one of the leading medical supply companies and distributes medical-surgical supplies and homecare supplies. Healthcare Technology solutions. We develop and install healthcare information technology systems that eliminate the need for paper prescriptions and paper medical records. Our software and hardware are used in more than 70% of the nation's hospitals with more than 200 beds. Our hospital information system solutions include electronic health record system (EHR) and clinical decision support system such as Interqual. McKesson's Healthcare IT division also serves diverse areas within the health industry by offering solutions such as pharmacy automation and medical claims management software. McKesson publicly traded on NYSE under MCK Businesses Serving our customers—pharmacies, medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, and insurers—as the health care industry evolves is our primary goal. We have business lines to automate processes from medical supplies packaging to claims management, and revenue cycle management to medical imaging. McKesson's long history in pharmaceutical industry History McKesson has a long history in health care. We’ve been a trusted provider of medical supplies and goods for more than 175 years.

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