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  1. July 18, 2014

    Technology: Wear your medicine

    Walter de Brouwer’s life changed when his son fell 35 feet from a window. Spending anxious months in intensive care, the...

  2. July 14, 2014

    AbbVie closes in on £31bn takeover of Shire

    AbbVie is closing in on a £31bn takeover of Shire in what would be the latest example of a US company buying a European...

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  1. July 13, 2014

    Vince Cable plans to toughen up takeover rules

    Vince Cable plans to strengthen Britain’s takeover rules to make it harder for international bidders to renege on promises...

  2. July 8, 2014

    Cable backtracks on move to protect science industry

    Vince Cable has signalled the coalition will resist the Labour party’s demands for stronger government powers to intervene...

  3. July 8, 2014

    AbbVie avoids Pfizer errors in bear hug against Shire

    My pals are bigger than your pals. AbbVie has resorted to an old playground intimidation tactic, by implying a majority of...

  4. July 6, 2014

    Science parks’ role as innovation centres ‘under threat’

    The chairman of the UK Science Park Association has warned that their role as centres for business innovation is under...

  5. July 1, 2014

    AstraZeneca chief increases stake in drugmaker

    AstraZeneca’s chief executive has signalled his confidence in the company’s prospects by buying £2m worth of its shares,...

  6. June 29, 2014

    Green chemistry: Pharmaceutical companies try to clean up their act

    Pharmaceutical companies tend to highlight their role in saving lives, but say little about the impact their manufacturing...

  7. Business Blog

    June 27, 2014

    Defensive play in the World Cup of corporate taxation

    The global system for taxing multinational companies is broken, but no country wants to alter it too radically for fear of...

  8. June 20, 2014

    AstraZeneca set to bolster takeover defences

    AstraZeneca is considering selling the rights to some of its future revenues in a move that would boost the UK drugmaker’s...

  9. June 17, 2014

    Major pharmaceutical groups may be too big to succeed

    As Pfizer eyed a £70bn takeover of AstraZeneca this spring, the prospective deal highlighted an awkward truth for the chief...

  10. June 16, 2014

    Medtronic / Covidien: tax and save

    The news release did not mention tax benefits. The fact that the combined company would be Irish came two-thirds of the way...

  11. June 12, 2014

    Taxing time ahead as offshore rules come under more scrutiny

    ‘Golden age’ for offshore cash The OECD called it “the golden age” of tax planning: a period in which multinational...

  12. June 11, 2014

    A new approach is needed for British dealmaking

    Many countries have liberalised their takeover regimes in the past three decades. Thanks to this and the impact of...

  13. June 8, 2014

    Hostile takeovers rise to 14-year high in M&A as confidence grows

    Hostile takeover offers are making up the greatest proportion of global deal activity in 14 years as resurgent economic...

  14. MBA blog

    June 4, 2014

    The siren song of innovation revisited

    The last few weeks have been busy with learning all about mergers and acquisitions and international finance as a part of my...

  15. June 3, 2014

    AstraZeneca seeks to bring new cancer drugs to market

    AstraZeneca claims to have demonstrated the potential “to transform the way cancer is treated” as it steps up efforts to...

  16. June 3, 2014

    Loan caps too weak to curb runaway London prices

    The correlation between proliferating property porn and rising London house prices cannot have escaped the notice of Royal...

  17. June 2, 2014

    Shire: fever pitch

    The mergers and acquisitions rumour mill has been grinding at Shire for ages. Every possible deal, one would think, has been...

  18. June 1, 2014

    AstraZeneca chief questions linking his pay to £55 share target

    AstraZeneca’s chief executive has questioned calls for his pay to be linked to achieving the £55 share price that was...

  19. June 1, 2014

    Beneficial owners suffer from ‘democratic deficit’

    Pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s proposed £69bn takeover of UK rival AstraZeneca may have come to an end, for now at least,...

  20. May 30, 2014

    Corporate citizens of the world owe fealty to us all

    The head of a British multinational declared this week that he opposed the idea of companies that exist “somewhere in the...

  21. May 30, 2014

    Hopes for cancer cures offer comfort for battered pharma

    It is the Holy Grail of medical science. Ever since Hippocrates, the Greek physician, first described the disease more than...

  22. May 30, 2014

    AstraZeneca’s resistance efforts rely on cancer drug advances

    After spending weeks defending itself against a near-£70bn takeover approach from Pfizer, AstraZeneca hopes data to be...

  23. May 29, 2014

    UK lesson for Stryker and Pfizer

    Twice in two weeks, US companies interested in buying UK groups have walked away after coming up against British takeover...

  24. May 29, 2014

    GlaxoSmithKline asks for bids on older drugs list

    GlaxoSmithKline has invited private equity firms to bid for some of its older drugs in the latest step by Sir Andrew Witty,...

  25. May 28, 2014

    The regulators were right to force Pfizer’s hand

    Pfizer has announced that it will not, after all, be making an offer for AstraZeneca. By contrast, four years ago another...

  26. May 27, 2014

    Labour to push for tougher rules on takeovers before election

    Labour is to push for tougher takeover rules to be introduced before the next election as it takes up the cause of defending...

  27. May 26, 2014

    Pfizer admits defeat in AstraZeneca bid

    Pfizer has admitted defeat in its pursuit of AstraZeneca, bringing an end to a month-long takeover battle that pitted two of...

  28. May 25, 2014

    Pfizer: plan B

    What is plan B? Probably plan A again. UK Takeover Panel rules say that Pfizer can have another shot at AstraZeneca in three...

  29. May 25, 2014

    Pfizer strategy revives fears for future of life sciences in UK

    Overnight it became the road to nowhere. Just as work began on the last few miles of a crucial access road cutting across...

  30. May 25, 2014

    AstraZeneca shifts focus back to drugs pipeline

    AstraZeneca will this week attempt to show investors why it rejected Pfizer’s near-£70bn takeover offer as its chief...

  31. May 23, 2014

    How Pfizer snatched defeat from victory

    It was a warm and sunny spring day in the craggy archipelago that guards the entrance to Gothenburg harbour but when Leif...

  32. May 23, 2014

    A quick guide to put Pfizer top of the Takeover Panel’s class

    After a five-month pursuit of AstraZeneca, Pfizer’s bid this week all but fell apart when the UK drugmaker rejected the US...

  33. May 22, 2014

    Tale of plucky Brit facing US predator swayed the politicians

    As the days tick down to the expiry of Pfizer’s offer for AstraZeneca on Monday, one of the most striking aspects of the...

  34. May 22, 2014

    Big AstraZeneca investors push for further talks with Pfizer

    Big shareholders in AstraZeneca have told the UK drugmaker they want the board to reopen takeover talks with Pfizer as early...

  35. May 22, 2014

    Judging the panel on AstraZeneca

    Britain’s takeover rules exist to reassure investors that if a company they own is involved in a deal they will have the...

  36. FT Alphaville

    May 22, 2014

    Who's losing money on Astrazeneca - machines or people?

    Intraday, on Thursday… Genuine question above. The price flinches are from news reports, such as this one from Sky’s Mark...

  37. May 22, 2014

    Delaware fears job losses if Pfizer returns to chase AstraZeneca

    For weeks, Samuel Lathem, a Baptist preacher who for more than a decade has been president of Delaware’s chapter of the...

  38. May 21, 2014

    Burberry’s Bloomsbury groupies must split roles clearly

    You would have thought a bloke with a £440,000 clothing allowance could run to a tie for the annual results. But Christopher...

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