SAO PAULO Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Mylan NV have shown preliminary interest in a Brazilian generic drugmaking joint-venture in which Pfizer Inc has a 40 percent stake, two people familiar with the process said.
The potential bust-up of two mega deals among America’s largest health insurance companies may have an unintended result - more mergers.
NEW YORK Health insurer Aetna Inc , whose $33 billion purchase of Humana Inc has been spurned by the U.S. government, faces a tough but not impossible legal battle to try to reinstate the deal.
NEW YORK U.S. antitrust officials on Thursday moved to block an unprecedented consolidation of the national health insurance market, filing a lawsuit against Anthem Inc's proposed purchase of Cigna Corp and Aetna Inc's planned acquisition of Humana Inc .
Galenica has agreed to buy Relypsa for $1.53 billion, paying a big premium for the Californian biotech company to strengthen its Vifor Pharma unit ahead of splitting up the Swiss healthcare group.
Unilever Plc is to buy U.S.-based Dollar Shave Club, expanding its presence in the growing market for male grooming products and sharpening its rivalry with Procter & Gamble which owns the Gillette brand.
BRUSSELS EU antitrust regulators said on Wednesday they had cleared generic drugmaker Mylan's planned cash-and-stock purchase of Sweden's Meda subject to it selling certain assets.
NEW YORK U.S. antitrust officials will file lawsuits to stop the two large health insurance deals they have been scrutinizing for a year, Anthem Inc's acquisition of Cigna Corp and Aetna Inc's takeover of Humana Inc , a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
U.S. seed company Monsanto Co turned down a sweetened $64 billion acquisition offer from Bayer AG , but said it was open to further talks with the German healthcare and chemicals group as well as other parties.
BERLIN Bayer said its sweetened $64 billion acquisition offer for Monsanto would not be subject to any financing conditions, responding to the U.S. seed company's rejection of its latest proposal on Tuesday.
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