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Reuters
Anacor reveals receiving rival bid before Pfizer deal: filingto buy Anacor on May 16 to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, a month after th
Anacor reveals receiving rival bid before Pfizer deal: filing
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
to buy Anacor on May 16 to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, a month after the U.S. drug major scrapped plans to acquire Allergan Plc (AGN.N). The acquisition will give Pfizer access to the topical treatment, crisaborole, which is currently... Read more
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Accounting Today
A Predictable Collapsecontacted me in April of 2014 and asked me to analyze the financial reports of
A Predictable Collapse
Accounting Today / Posted 19 hours ago
contacted me in April of 2014 and asked me to analyze the financial reports of Valeant in light of the takeover attempt of Allergan. I wrote my report on May 2. Maris contacted me again in August, asking for an update of my analysis. I wrote that... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Alphaeon CEO Steps Downfor a new chief executive. Grant’s history also includes serving as president
Alphaeon CEO Steps Down
Orange County Business Journal / Posted yesterday
for a new chief executive. Grant’s history also includes serving as president of Bausch & Lomb’s surgical unit in Aliso Viejo for 18 months and four years as president of Allergan Medical in Irvine, which is now part of Dublin-based Allerg... Read more
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NJ Biz
Which 24 N.J. companies are among Forbes' biggest in the world?statement. The other New Jersey companies on the list, according to Forbes: 1
Which 24 N.J. companies are among Forbes' biggest in the world?
NJ Biz / Posted yesterday
statement. The other New Jersey companies on the list, according to Forbes: 133. Modelez International Inc. 135. Allergan Inc. 138. Honeywell International Inc. 173. Chubb Limited 355. Automatic Data Processing Inc. 398. Celgene... Read more
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USA Today
Raise more from corporations: Opposing viewdomestic firms and workers. Treasury’s actions have already led Pfizer to cance
Raise more from corporations: Opposing view
USA Today / Posted yesterday
domestic firms and workers. Treasury’s actions have already led Pfizer to cancel a planned inversion with Ireland-based Allergan. If this were the only inversion stopped, taxpayers would still save the $35 billion in taxes that Pfizer wished to... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaires are Dumping These 3 Stocksin the first quarter of 2016,billionaire George Soros' fund dumped 60% of its s
Billionaires are Dumping These 3 Stocks
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
in the first quarter of 2016,billionaire George Soros' fund dumped 60% of its stake in the common stock of Botox makerAllergan(NYSE: AGN)-- a position Soros Fund Management initiated roughly two years ago. Now, to be honest,the reason for the... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaires are Dumping These 3 Stocksin the first quarter of 2016,billionaire George Soros' fund dumped 60% of its s
Billionaires are Dumping These 3 Stocks
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
in the first quarter of 2016,billionaire George Soros' fund dumped 60% of its stake in the common stock of Botox makerAllergan(NYSE: AGN)-- a position Soros Fund Management initiated roughly two years ago. Now, to be honest,the reason for the... Read more
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Newsmax
Microsoft and 3 Other Stocks That Hedge Fund Managers LoveHeinz shareholders are paid a tasty 2.8% dividend. The Thomson/First Call conse
Microsoft and 3 Other Stocks That Hedge Fund Managers Love
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Heinz shareholders are paid a tasty 2.8% dividend. The Thomson/First Call consensus price target for the stock is $90.29.” Allergan: This company remains the second largest hedge fund holdings despite the deal with Pfizer falling through due to... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaires Are Bailing on Pfizer, Inc -- Should You?transformative M&A deals in 2015. The most notable of those deals was the comp
Billionaires Are Bailing on Pfizer, Inc -- Should You?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
transformative M&A deals in 2015. The most notable of those deals was the company's proposed $160 billion tie-up with Allergan plc , an Irish based company best known for its top-selling drug, Botox. Pfizer's planned merger with Allergan was... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaires Are Bailing on Pfizer, Inc -- Should You?transformative M&A deals in 2015. The most notable of those deals was the comp
Billionaires Are Bailing on Pfizer, Inc -- Should You?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
transformative M&A deals in 2015. The most notable of those deals was the company's proposed $160 billion tie-up with Allergan plc , an Irish based company best known for its top-selling drug, Botox. Pfizer's planned merger with Allergan was... Read more
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USA Today
The corporate tax messcorporate home. This spring, the Treasury Department reworked its rules to thwa
The corporate tax mess
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
corporate home. This spring, the Treasury Department reworked its rules to thwart a plan by drug-maker Pfizer to purchase Allergan and move its incorporation to Ireland. The best way to deal with inversions and other tax-avoidance games is to cut... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Revealing the top holdings of U.S mutual and hedge fundsInc. is the most widely held company in mutual funds, according to a Citi resea
Revealing the top holdings of U.S mutual and hedge funds
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Inc. is the most widely held company in mutual funds, according to a Citi research report. The tech giant also tied with Allergan PLC for the No.1 holding in hedge funds, said analyst Tobias Levkovich after a screening the top-10 holdings of the... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaires Lightened Their Load on These 3 Widely-Held Stocks in Q1isn't due its recently rally, but investors will want to be mindful of mining c
Billionaires Lightened Their Load on These 3 Widely-Held Stocks in Q1
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
isn't due its recently rally, but investors will want to be mindful of mining costs when assigning premiums to gold miners.Allergan Billionaire George Soros also made a mind-numbing number of trades in his flagship Soros Fund Management. Though he... Read more
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FOX Business
Billionaires Lightened Their Load on These 3 Widely-Held Stocks in Q1isn't due its recently rally, but investors will want to be mindful of mining c
Billionaires Lightened Their Load on These 3 Widely-Held Stocks in Q1
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
isn't due its recently rally, but investors will want to be mindful of mining costs when assigning premiums to gold miners.Allergan Billionaire George Soros also made a mind-numbing number of trades in his flagship Soros Fund Management. Though he... Read more
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Zero Hedge
These Are The Most Widely Held Stocks By Hedge Fundsfund universe. Not surprisingly, the usual suspects regain their top positions,
These Are The Most Widely Held Stocks By Hedge Funds
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
fund universe. Not surprisingly, the usual suspects regain their top positions, led by the FAG stocks, namely the Facebook; Allergan, and Google, with Apple and Microsoft in 4th and 5th spot. Here is the result. We have previously discussed why the... Read more
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The Verge
New migraine drugs promise relief — but at a steep priceAmgen, Eli Lilly, and Teva — are all testing slightly different antibodies, adm
New migraine drugs promise relief — but at a steep price
The Verge / Posted 2 days ago
Amgen, Eli Lilly, and Teva — are all testing slightly different antibodies, administered at different times. (Allergan is also developing a CGRP-neutralizing drug; it’s a pill, and it’s not as far along in tests as the injections.)... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
The US sectors poised to gain on wave of merger activitymonth, should remain a robust area. Early in April, Pfizer terminated its plan
The US sectors poised to gain on wave of merger activity
Money Marketing Online / Posted 3 days ago
month, should remain a robust area. Early in April, Pfizer terminated its planned acquisition of biopharmaceutical rival Allergan after the US Treasury announced surprising new regulations that negated the significant tax benefits from the... Read more
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Market Watch
CF, OCI ditch merger, citing bew U.S. tax rulesthem to repatriate foreign profits without paying U.S. taxes. The crackdown on
CF, OCI ditch merger, citing bew U.S. tax rules
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
them to repatriate foreign profits without paying U.S. taxes. The crackdown on tax-fueled mergers led Pfizer Inc. and Allergan PLC last month to abandon their planned $150 billion merger, which would have moved the biggest drug company in the... Read more
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Reuters
Allergan CEO says company is 'weeks away' from closing Teva dealAllergan CEO Brent Saunders prepares to give an interview on the floor of the N
Allergan CEO says company is 'weeks away' from closing Teva deal
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Allergan CEO Brent Saunders prepares to give an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 6, 2016. NEW YORK Allergan Plc (AGN.N) Chief Executive Brent Saunders said on Monday the company expects to close the $40.5 billion... Read more
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Daily Herald
New inversion rules prompt CF Industries top drop merger plansadopt a foreign address to lower tax costs. Earlier this year Pfizer Inc. decid
New inversion rules prompt CF Industries top drop merger plans
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
adopt a foreign address to lower tax costs. Earlier this year Pfizer Inc. decided to terminate its $160 billion merger with Allergan Plc. CF started out with a proposal to base the enlarged business in the U.K. to get about $500 million in after-tax... Read more
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NJ Biz
Liberty Science Center awards gala mixes genius, humor and big bucksfor 100 startup companies and also a place where established companies can come
Liberty Science Center awards gala mixes genius, humor and big bucks
NJ Biz / Posted 3 days ago
for 100 startup companies and also a place where established companies can come and experiment with new ideas. "You heard (Allergan CEO and Liberty Science Trustee) Brent Saunders talk about open science. It's not enough to stay within the walls of... Read more
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The Hill
Fertilizer companies call off merger due to Treasury actionsthe first company to call off a planned inversion as a result of Treasury's Apr
Fertilizer companies call off merger due to Treasury actions
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
the first company to call off a planned inversion as a result of Treasury's April actions. Less than 48 hours after Treasury released the guidance, U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer called off its planned $160 billion deal with Irish-based All... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fertilizer deal scrapped in light of tax inversion rulesto adopt a foreign address to lower tax costs. Earlier this year Pfizer decided
Fertilizer deal scrapped in light of tax inversion rules
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
to adopt a foreign address to lower tax costs. Earlier this year Pfizer decided to terminate its $160 billion merger with Allergan. CF started out with a proposal to base the enlarged business in the U.K. to get about $500 million in after-tax... Read more
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Business Insider
The stock market's last line of defense is giving waycould really lead to trouble for the markets. What’s more is that those number
The stock market's last line of defense is giving way
Business Insider / Posted 4 days ago
could really lead to trouble for the markets. What’s more is that those numbers would look worse if you removed Apple and Allergan, which accounted for 54% of the volume. But that’s not even the worst of it. Where it gets really ugly is that a... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s Why the Market Has Been Going Nowherethe Investment Banker: A number of huge mergers were called off because of regu
Here’s Why the Market Has Been Going Nowhere
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
the Investment Banker: A number of huge mergers were called off because of regulatory or shareholder opposition, including: Allergan-Pfizer, Baker Huger-Halliburton, Canadian Pacific Railway-Norfolk Southern, Honeywell-United Technologies, and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Here Are The Top Stock Holdings Of The 50 Biggest Hedge Funds1.1% this year. A reason for the underperformance has been the struggles year-t
Here Are The Top Stock Holdings Of The 50 Biggest Hedge Funds
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
1.1% this year. A reason for the underperformance has been the struggles year-to-date of some hedge fund favorites, such as Allergan (-26.6%), Apple (-10.2%), Icahn Enterprises (-11.7%), Netflix (-20.9%), and JD.com (-26.9%). Finally, here are the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Acupuncture stung, but it tamed my migrainesmigraines in October 2010 - two months after my migraines began. According to s
Acupuncture stung, but it tamed my migraines
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
migraines in October 2010 - two months after my migraines began. According to studies financed by Botox's manufacturer, Allergan, patients treated with the drug experienced a decrease in the frequency of migraines. (Patients treated with a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Top 1000 2016: The winners, the losers and the biggest taxpayersyears gone by when the pendulum swung firmly into the red. Profitability was al
Top 1000 2016: The winners, the losers and the biggest taxpayers
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
years gone by when the pendulum swung firmly into the red. Profitability was also strong in the top ten. Just one company - Allergan - reported a loss in its most recent financial year. Indeed the other nine companies reported a staggering € 8.2... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock marketback from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the la
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock market
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
back from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the largest hedge fund darlings, such as Apple, Allergan, and Netflix, are all getting crushed in 2016. Whatever the reason for the selling, and it's most likely some... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock marketback from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the la
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock market
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
back from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the largest hedge fund darlings, such as Apple, Allergan, and Netflix, are all getting crushed in 2016. Whatever the reason for the selling, and it's most likely some... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock marketback from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the la
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock market
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
back from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the largest hedge fund darlings, such as Apple, Allergan, and Netflix, are all getting crushed in 2016. Whatever the reason for the selling, and it's most likely some... Read more
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Business Insider
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock marketback from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the la
Hedge funds are racing out of the stock market
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
back from equities. Or perhaps, as Birstingl noted, it's because some of the largest hedge fund darlings such as Apple, Allergan, and Netflix are all getting crushed in 2016. Whatever the reason for the selling, and it's most likely some... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Bayer confirms takeover talks with MonsantoThe Obama administration has killed several high-profile deals in recent months
Bayer confirms takeover talks with Monsanto
KING5 Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
The Obama administration has killed several high-profile deals in recent months, including Pfizer's attempt to acquire Allergan, Halliburton's bid for Baker Hughes and Staples' acquisition of Office Depot. Still, the deal talks reflect what... Read more
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iol.co.za
How to get rid of your double chin? Botox itNew York - The next fat profit centre in the pharmaceutical industry may be the
How to get rid of your double chin? Botox it
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
New York - The next fat profit centre in the pharmaceutical industry may be the double chin. Allergan is beginning an aggressive sales blitz for Kybella, the first injectable treatment for what the medical industry terms “submental fat” and you... Read more
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The Scientist
Pfizer Scoops Anacor for $5.3 Billionraking in upwards of $2 billion per year. Some pharma analysts had expected An
Pfizer Scoops Anacor for $5.3 Billion
The Scientist / Posted 8 days ago
raking in upwards of $2 billion per year. Some pharma analysts had expected Anacor to be swooped up by Ireland-based Allergan, which was the focus of a failed multibillion-dollar bid from Pfizer earlier this year. That merger, which would... Read more
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The Scientist
Pfizer Scoops Anacor for $5.3Braking in upwards of $2 billion per year. Some pharma analysts had expected An
Pfizer Scoops Anacor for $5.3B
The Scientist / Posted 9 days ago
raking in upwards of $2 billion per year. Some pharma analysts had expected Anacor to be swooped up by Ireland-based Allergan, which was the focus of a failed multibillion-dollar bid from Pfizer earlier this year. That merger, which would... Read more
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The Hill
House, Senate on collision course over Zika fundingof Anacor Pharmaceuticals, a potential sign that the company is turning to its
House, Senate on collision course over Zika funding
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
of Anacor Pharmaceuticals, a potential sign that the company is turning to its drug portfolio after its overseas deal with Allergan fell through. (Reuters) The U.S. Patent and Trademark office will review a petition from Coherus BioSciences to... Read more
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Business Wire
Drug Approvals Driving Targeted Acquisitions in US Pharmawhose most important near-term asset is its eczema treatment crisaborole. Last
Drug Approvals Driving Targeted Acquisitions in US Pharma
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
whose most important near-term asset is its eczema treatment crisaborole. Last month, the potential merger of Pfizer and Allergan was thwarted as a function of new Treasury regulations focused on taxation. Other recent targeted transactions... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pfizer buys Palo-Alto based Anacor for $5.2Bfor about $5.2 billion, weeks after the U.S. Treasury Department torpedoed Pfiz
Pfizer buys Palo-Alto based Anacor for $5.2B
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
for about $5.2 billion, weeks after the U.S. Treasury Department torpedoed Pfizer's planned $160 billion deal for Allergan PLC. Pfizer's agreement Monday to acquire Anacor Pharmaceuticals, a money-losing developer of topical skin... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What The Biggest Hedge Funds Did In Q1: The Full 13-F Summarynow nursing big losses on their failed M&A bets. Among them are Lone Pine and S
What The Biggest Hedge Funds Did In Q1: The Full 13-F Summary
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
now nursing big losses on their failed M&A bets. Among them are Lone Pine and Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group who bought into Allergan Plc during the first quarter, establishing stakes shortly before Pfizer Inc. decided in April to terminate a $160... Read more
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Zero Hedge
May 17released later this spring. (http://bit.ly/1Tkjgoq) The Times Six weeks after
May 17
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
released later this spring. (http://bit.ly/1Tkjgoq) The Times Six weeks after the collapse of a $160 billion merger with Allergan, Pfizer has made a recommended bid for Anacor Pharmaceuticals worth $99.25 a share, saying that it would be a... Read more
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CBS News
3 reasons pharma stocks are still sufferingstepped in to curb the practice, which squelched such a deal between New York-b
3 reasons pharma stocks are still suffering
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
stepped in to curb the practice, which squelched such a deal between New York-based giant Pfizer (PFE) and Ireland's smaller Allergan (AGN). All this turbulence argues that pharma stock prices aren't heading up in any meaningful way, any time... Read more
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Reuters
Investors made bets on Allergan just weeks before deal collapsedTraders work at the post where Allergan stock is traded on the floor of the New
Investors made bets on Allergan just weeks before deal collapsed
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
Traders work at the post where Allergan stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 6, 2016. BOSTON Hedge funds, including Baupost Group, Davidson Kempner Capital Management and Magnetar Financial, made investments in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pfizer to buy Anacor for $5.2bnexperimental treatment for the skin condition eczema in its first deal since wa
Pfizer to buy Anacor for $5.2bn
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
experimental treatment for the skin condition eczema in its first deal since walking away from a $160 billion takeover of Allergan. Pfizer will pay $99.25 in cash for each Anacor share, the companies said in a statement on Monday, about 55... Read more
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Fortune
These Investors Bet on Allergan Just Before Its Deal With Pfizer CollapsedHedge funds, including Baupost Group, Davidson Kempner Capital Management and M
These Investors Bet on Allergan Just Before Its Deal With Pfizer Collapsed
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
Hedge funds, including Baupost Group, Davidson Kempner Capital Management and Magnetar Financial, made investments in Allergan during the first quarter, betting that the company would become the world’s biggest drug maker. Seth Klarman’s Baupost... Read more
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Scotsman
Pfizer unveils $5.2bn takeover of rival Anacorbillion (£3.6bn). The move comes just weeks after the pharmagiant pulled out o
Pfizer unveils $5.2bn takeover of rival Anacor
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
billion (£3.6bn). The move comes just weeks after the pharmagiant pulled out of a blockbuster deal to buy Botox producer Allergan in what would have been the world’s biggest takeover deal in the healthcare sector. Pfizer expects the Anacor deal... Read more
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Reuters
Pfizer to buy Anacor in $5.2 billion deal for access to eczema gelhints at a shift in Pfizer's M&A strategy from lowering taxes - the rationale b
Pfizer to buy Anacor in $5.2 billion deal for access to eczema gel
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
hints at a shift in Pfizer's M&A strategy from lowering taxes - the rationale behind its $160 billion bid for Dublin-based Allergan - to strengthening its drugs portfolio ahead of a decision on selling or spinning off its generic medicines business... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pfizer buying skin drug maker Anacor for $5.2 billiontreatments for about $5.2 billion weeks after the Treasury Department torpedoed
Pfizer buying skin drug maker Anacor for $5.2 billion
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
treatments for about $5.2 billion weeks after the Treasury Department torpedoed Pfizer's planned $160 billion deal for Allergan PLC. Pfizer Inc.'s agreement Monday to acquire Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc., a money-losing developer of topical... Read more
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The Star
Tuesday, May 17a US$5.2 billion deal to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, just a month after
Tuesday, May 17
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
a US$5.2 billion deal to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, just a month after the US drug major scrapped plans to acquire Allergan Plc. - Reuters Top local storiesFGV puts M&As on hold: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) chief executive... Read more
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The Star
Pfizer to buy Anacor in $5.2 billion deal for access to eczema gelUS$5.2 billion deal to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, just a month after t
Pfizer to buy Anacor in $5.2 billion deal for access to eczema gel
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
US$5.2 billion deal to add an eczema gel to its portfolio, just a month after the U.S. drug major scrapped plans to acquire Allergan Plc. Anacor shares surged as much as 56 percent to $99.94 on Monday, above the offer price of $99.25 per share in... Read more
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