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Activism Is A Bitter Pill More Healthcare Companies May Have To Swallow

by Barbara Ryan In the next three months it is likely that three healthcare companies will face crucial activist votes.  At Alere Inc., Coppersmith Capital Management, LLC wants the company to sell/divest assets which it believes could allow them to pay down over $3B in debt.  In response, Alere is mounting a Hess style defense, […]
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IMS Health is Looking for Suitors

IMS Health, on Tuesday, confirmed that its board of directors formed a committee to explore strategic alternatives, or as the Associated Press reported, “advanced discussions to sell the company.” “There can be no assurance that the exploration of strategic alternatives will result in a transaction,” IMS stated in a release. “[IMS Health] stated that it […]
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