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Pfizer to Acquire King Pharmaceuticals

The merger, announced on Tuesday, will cost Pfizer $3.6 billion. Pfizer and King Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday they have entered into a definitive friendly merger agreement. Under the terms, Pfizer will acquire King, a diversified specialty pharmaceutical company based in Tennessee, for $3.6 billion in cash, or $14.25 per share. The company emphasized the deal is […]
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PhRMA and the New Physician Marketing

I was amazed at the more than 700 women attending the 2008 Women’s Healthcare Business Association (HBA) national conference today. As a first timer at the event (distinguished by the bright orange sticker on my name badge), it was easy to engage in conversations—even for those weary of the press. And for marketers, there was […]
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King Ups Alpharma Offer

King Pharmaceuticals sweetened its offer to purchase Alpharma this morning. The drug firm boosted the bid price to $37 per share or $1.6 billion from the initial of $33 a share it presented in early August. If Alpharma refuses, King is prepared to get down and dirty. In a pointed letter to Alpharma’s board, King […]
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