NEW YORK, Nov. 7 – Lion Bioscience is ready to close two large i-Biology partnerships in the coming months and has set its sights on a “very promising” potential acquisition target, the company told GenomeWeb.

While Lion would not disclose the names of the companies linked to these partnerships, an analyst said he “suspects” one might be a major California-based pharmaceutical company and the other is likely a top-20 European pharma firm.

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