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Omnicom & Publicis: 5 Questions to Frame the Deal

by Alan Topin Since the Omnicom-Publicis merger was announced in late July, it appears the only sources that have not commented on the joining of the superpowers are the President, the Pope, and WikiLeaks. In fact, I might be the only source to publicly claim that I actually don’t understand the reasons behind the merger. […]
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March Issue of Pharm Exec Online Now

The March issue of Pharmaceutical Executive Magazine is online and in the mail as we speak. The new issue features insights into the Pfizer/Wyeth merger, our annual media audit, a look at the new sales force model, and the 2009 Ad Stars. Click here to check it out. The March issues also comes with the […]
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Merck/Schering-Plough Merger Highlights (Update 1)

Merck and Schering-Plough’s CEOs are giving a run down of the benefits of the $41.1 billion merger, announced this morning, in a conference call with investors. Here are some of the highlights: • Total price of the sale will be $41.1 billion or $23.6 per Schering share. • This deal is structured as a reverse […]
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Schering-Plough to Merge with Merck for $41.1 Billion

Merck’s Richard T. Clark Image via Wikipedia Merck announced, a little over an hour ago, that it had signed an agreement with Schering-Plough’s board of directors to merge the two companies under the Merck name. The stock and cash transaction is worth over $41 billion with Schering shareholders receiving $10.50 per share in cash and […]
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Pfizer to Buy Wyeth for $68 Billion

Pfizer made it official this morning. The pharma giant acquired Wyeth for $50.19 a share or $68 billion in cash and stocks, and news of the merger sent ripples through the pharma industry: Pfizer Broadens Beyond Pills with $68 Billion Wyeth Buy: Pfizer has agreed to acquire Wyeth in a $68 billion deal that’s the […]
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