Pfizer Inc



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  1. August 22, 2016

    Pfizer swallows Medivation in effort to conquer cancer

    When Dr Mace Rothenberg, Pfizer’s top cancer scientist, joined the company in 2008, the drugmaker concentrated almost...

  2. August 22, 2016

    Pfizer makes $14bn bet on cancer drugmaker Medivation

    Pfizer unveiled its biggest takeover of a cancer company in its 167-year history on Monday — the $14bn acquisition of...

  3. August 22, 2016

    Pfizer/Medivation: combination therapy

    There is a grim symmetry between the challenges pharmaceutical companies face and the treatments they sell. Both are...

  4. Fast FT

    August 22, 2016

    Pfizer confirms $14bn deal for Medivation

    Just when you thought today would be a sleepy August Monday… US pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer has confirmed a deal to...

  5. August 21, 2016

    Pfizer nears $14bn takeover of Medivation

    Pfizer is nearing a deal worth about $14bn to acquire California biotechnology company Medivation, beating a handful of...

  6. August 21, 2016

    Pharmaceuticals: Staying power

    It was October of last year and the pharmaceuticals industry was firefighting an explosion set off by Martin Shkreli,...

  7. August 21, 2016

    US doctors waste millions of dollars on branded medicines

    Doctors in the US are wasting hundreds of millions of dollars a year prescribing expensive branded medicines even when...

  8. August 17, 2016

    Gilead: breaking the fever

    Gilead’s strategic conundrum is so acute that it forced one analyst to come right out and advocate what most...

  9. August 15, 2016

    Would Owen Smith be better for Labour than Jeremy Corbyn?

    Is Owen Smith really a better alternative to Jeremy Corbyn? His pitch for the leadership of Britain’s Labour party has...

  10. August 8, 2016

    Allergan setback prompts healthcare slide

    Healthcare stocks in the US slid on Monday in a lacklustre trading session as investors digested disappointing results...

  11. Fast FT

    August 5, 2016

    Bristol-Myers Squibb shares drop after trial results

    Shares in Bristol-Myers Squibb plummeted by 17 per cent in premarket trading, after its novel cancer drug failed in a...

  12. August 2, 2016

    Pfizer chief plays down prospect of split

    Pfizer’s chief executive appeared to play down the prospect of splitting the drugmaker into two discrete companies,...

  13. Fast FT

    August 2, 2016

    Pfizer tops Street views as sales of cancer drug jump

    Sales of a new breast cancer drug made by Pfizer grew strongly in the second quarter, helping the company beat Wall...

  14. Fast FT

    July 28, 2016

    AstraZeneca insists new drugs 'advancing quickly' as revenues drop

    Loss of market exclusivity on key products, as well as restructuring costs, have weighed on first half results from UK...

  15. July 24, 2016

    Bloodlines: Rivals look to create ‘off-the-shelf’ treatment

    Most of the companies pursuing Car-T therapies are developing products that modify cells taken from the patient’s own...

  16. July 20, 2016

    The unhappy story of British industrial strategy

    Industrial strategy is back in fashion. Theresa May, the UK prime minister, has signalled her approval with a...

  17. Fast FT

    July 19, 2016

    Health insurers sink as DoJ said to prepare suits

    Shares in healthcare insurers were sinking fast on Tuesday after reports emerged that US anti-trust officials were...

  18. July 15, 2016

    Ireland can conjure a pot of sovereign wealth gold

    We are told that the Irish economy grew by 26 per cent in 2015. Fortune is indeed looking up in Ireland: unemployment...

  19. July 14, 2016

    Biosimilars set to compete with two of world’s biggest drug franchises

    The world’s top grossing drug, Humira, generated $14bn in global sales last year for AbbVie, the Chicago-based...

  20. Fast FT

    July 7, 2016

    Humana dives on antitrust concern report

    Is another multibillion dollar merger deal about to bite the dust? Shares in health insurer Humana tumbled more 11 per...

  21. July 6, 2016

    Medivation: scarcity value

    One must be a careful about criticising big pharma companies for splashing the cash on smaller, essentially one-product...

  22. July 6, 2016

    Medivation confident drugs pipeline will win over suitors

    After two years of furious dealmaking in the pharmaceuticals industry, large drugmakers have started to complain there...

  23. July 5, 2016

    Medivation agrees to $10bn takeover talks

    Medivation, the US biotech company, has agreed to hold talks about a $10bn sale with large global pharmaceutical groups...

  24. Fast FT

    July 5, 2016

    Medivation agrees to $10bn sale talks with Sanofi

    US biotech company Medivation has agreed to hold talks with Sanofi, France’s largest pharma group, about a potential...

  25. June 17, 2016

    Wall Street endures second straight weekly loss

    US stocks suffered a second straight weekly decline on Friday, weighed down by the technology and healthcare sectors....

  26. Fast FT

    June 3, 2016

    GSK's HIV unit secures biggest ever tender in sub-Saharan Africa

    GlaxoSmithKline’s HIV drugs business, ViiV Healthcare, has secured its biggest ever tender in sub-Saharan Africa that...

  27. June 2, 2016

    President raises patient and business hope for cancer treatment

    When Jimmy Carter was diagnosed last year with melanoma that had spread to his brain, many people feared the worst for...

  28. June 2, 2016

    M&A back on the table as ‘big pharma’ targets smaller rivals

    After a start to the year marred by an accounting scandal at Valeant, the collapse of Pfizer’s $160bn merger with...

  29. June 1, 2016

    Cancer doctors face next drug challenge

    More than 30,000 doctors and scientists will gather in Chicago this weekend for the biggest annual meeting of cancer...

  30. Fast FT

    May 31, 2016

    Allergan gains as Icahn discloses 'large position'

    Shares in Botox maker Allergan are getting a facelift of sorts on Tuesday. The stock rose by as much as 3.1 per cent in...

  31. May 24, 2016

    Tax inversion crackdown claims $8bn fertiliser deal

    A US government crackdown on tax inversions has prompted two fertiliser makers to scrap their $8bn deal because it...

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    May 20, 2016

    Friday RAW: are bidders circling Sobi again?

    Lately, M&A reporting has been going a bit gonzo. This week alone we’ve had a recruitment website claim that Occidental...

  33. May 16, 2016

    Freeport-McMoRan gains ground on broker upgrade

    Freeport-McMoRan was one of the leading gainers on the S&P 500 on Monday after analysts at Cowen & Co boosted their...

  34. May 16, 2016

    Pfizer buys Anacor for $5.2bn to boost innovation

    Pfizer has agreed to buy the Silicon Valley biotech group Anacor for $5.2bn, as it continues to build up the innovative...

  35. May 16, 2016

    Biotech groups sink their teeth into the Big Apple

    When Cellectis, a French biotech group, opened a US subsidiary last year, it dispensed with tradition and picked an...

  36. Fast FT

    May 16, 2016

    Pfizer snaps up Anacor for $5.2bn

    It’s no Allergan. But barely a month after it scrapped plans to acquire its rival, Pfizer has found a new acquisition...

  37. May 14, 2016

    Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in executions

    Pfizer has taken steps to ensure that none of its products are used in lethal injections, the largest US drugmaker said...

  38. May 11, 2016

    Staples tie-up with Office Depot halted by US regulators

    Staples and Office Depot became the latest victims of US regulators, as the two largest stationery retailers in America...

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