Roche to offer $10 bln for rest of Chugai - Bloomberg

Fri Aug 15, 2014 11:33am EDT

Aug 15 (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG is in talks to buy the almost 40 percent stake in Japan's Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd that it does not already own for about $10 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. (bloom.bg/1yF2JNH)

A spokeswoman for Roche declined to comment on the report.

(Reporting By Amrutha Penumudi; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)