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Bayer to Get Approval from Justice Department to Acquire Monsanto

Bayer to Get Approval from Justice Department to Acquire Monsanto

According to the person familiar with the matter, Bayer AG, the German drugs and pesticides group, is to get approval from the U.S. Justice Department to acquire Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) for $62.5 billion.Shares of Monsanto rose 6.5% to $125.47 ..

Albertsons and Rite Aid Announced the Merger Agreement

Albertsons and Rite Aid Announced the Merger Agreement

Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, announced on Tuesday a merger agreement with the publicly traded leading drugstore chain Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) in a cash and stock deal. The transaction has been a..

Walgreens Made Takeover Approach to AmerisourceBergen

Walgreens Made Takeover Approach to AmerisourceBergen

The Wall Street Journal reported this Monday that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) has made a takeover approach to drug distributor AmerisourceBergen Corp. (NYSE: ABC). This move is expected to “boost profitability at the drugstore ..

Sanofi Beats Novo Nordisk for Ablynx Acquisition

Sanofi Beats Novo Nordisk for Ablynx Acquisition

French drug maker Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) has entered into an agreement to acquire Ablynx for 3.9 billion euros or 45 euros per share ($4.8 billion), beating Novo Nordisk’s bid. Under the agreement, Sanofi will acquire all outstanding shares, ..

Juno Shares Surge on Celgene’s $9 Billion Acquisition

Juno Shares Surge on Celgene’s $9 Billion Acquisition

Juno Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) shares continued to surge on Monday after Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ: CELG) had entered into an agreement to acquire Juno for a total of $9 billion or $87 per share. Juno shares rose 27 percent during Monday&rsq..

CVS-Aetna Merger and Healthcare Clinics' Future

CVS-Aetna Merger and Healthcare Clinics' Future

While investors were pitched the multiple benefits of the $69 billion CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) - Aetna Inc (NYSE: AET) merger, the former pitched to its shareholders and the general public that this merger could transform the drugstores owned by ..

CVS Health will Acquire Aetna for Approximately $69 Billion

CVS Health will Acquire Aetna for Approximately $69 Billion

CVS Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) is all set to buy Aetna Inc (NYSE: AET) for approximately $69 billion in stock and cash in a unique deal that is designed to eliminate challenges in healthcare and retail. The news was made public by the two companie..