Shire PLC



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  1. Fast FT

    August 11, 2016

    Citi boosts healthcare banking team amid M&A wave

    Citigroup bolstered its healthcare investment banking team on Thursday, as it named two new North America co-heads and...

  2. August 2, 2016

    Shire lifts guidance as Baxalta spurs strong sales growth

    Shire, the acquisitive London-listed pharmaceuticals group that specialises in drugs for rare diseases, has reported...

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  1. Fast FT

    August 2, 2016

    Shire upgrades forecasts after completing $32bn Baxalta deal

    Shire, the Anglo-Irish drugmaker, expects to generate product sales of up to $11bn this year after completing its...

  2. July 12, 2016

    Shire boosted by FDA approval of dry eye drug

    The US drugs regulator has approved a new treatment for dry eyes made by Shire, putting the Anglo-Irish drugmaker in...

  3. FT Alphaville

    July 12, 2016

    Markets Live: Tuesday, 12th July, 2016

    This Markets Live session ended at 12:06 on 12 Jul 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

  4. July 12, 2016

    Shire: sharp rise amid dry eye surprise

    Shares in pharmaceutical group shire jumped as much as 4.8 per cent this morning, briefly topping the FTSE 100 after it...

  5. May 22, 2016

    Piketty has last laugh as revolts threaten the pay status quo

    Thomas Piketty’s 2013 tome Capital in the Twenty-First Century was dismissed by diehard critics as doctrinaire,...

  6. May 20, 2016

    Coca-Cola HBC jumps off three-month low

    Coca-Cola HBC bounced off a three-month low on Friday after Citigroup said that investors were underestimating the...

  7. FT Alphaville

    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...

  8. May 13, 2016

    UK companies switch to listening mode as heat rises on top pay

    Some of Britain’s largest companies are preparing for a summer of tense consultations on executive pay after one of the...

  9. April 29, 2016

    Shire chief shrugs off shareholder protests

    Shire chief executive Flemming Ornskov brushed off shareholder protests against his $21.6m pay package even as the...

  10. Fast FT

    April 29, 2016

    Shire 'off to strong start in 2016'

    Maybe Flemming Ornskov was worth his $21m pay packet after all. A day after almost half of Shire shareholders voted...

  11. Fast FT

    April 29, 2016

    WPP boss receives £70m pay package

    Sir Martin Sorrell has received £70m from WPP in one of the biggest pay packages ever awarded to a FTSE 100 chief...

  12. April 28, 2016

    Investors rise up in day of protest over UK executive pay

    Shareholders rose up against the pay of Britain’s bosses on Thursday in the most dramatic day of protests against chief...

  13. Fast FT

    April 28, 2016

    AbbVie to acquire Stemcentrx in $5.8bn deal

    The pharmaceuticals M&A merry-go-round has started spinning fast again. In one of several deals announced on Thursday,...

  14. Fast FT

    April 28, 2016

    Opening Quote: pay day moans; profits slump for Lloyds; Mars mission

    Five large companies are expected to suffer big executive pay moans from shareholders today, Lloyds’ bank profits are...

  15. FT Alphaville

    April 28, 2016

    FT Opening Quote

    Five large companies are expected to suffer big executive pay moans from shareholders today, Lloyds’ bank profits are...

  16. April 28, 2016

    Shareholder pay revolt set to heat up

    Shareholders are preparing for potential rebellions over executive pay at four big UK listed companies on Thursday as...

  17. Fast FT

    April 25, 2016

    Opening Quote: BHS blues, Rexam and Snoozebox

    BHS is sliding into administration, Rexam‘s takeover is almost in the can, Snoozebox‘s CEO has quit. FT Opening Quote,...

  18. April 19, 2016

    The secret of a world-class biotech sector

    Britain, it is often said, has world-class science but too few world-class science-based companies. Nowhere is this...

  19. April 5, 2016

    Hedge funds knocked by Allergan’s fall

    Four of the US’s largest hedge funds saw as much as $900m knocked off the value of their holdings in Allergan when new...

  20. April 5, 2016

    Shire falls on fear tougher US tax code could hurt Baxalta deal

    Shire’s shares fell on Tuesday amid concerns that a tougher US tax code may unravel some of the benefits of its $32bn...

  21. March 21, 2016

    Shire spurts higher in short-squeeze talk

    Talk of a short squeeze helped Shire push to the top of the FTSE 100 risers on Monday. The drugmaker climbed 4.1 per...

  22. February 26, 2016

    Tate & Lyle trio swoops as price falls

    Buying stock at what appears to be a trough in a company’s share price is a tough thing to do, but senior management at...

  23. February 11, 2016

    Shire calls halt to $50bn acquisition spree

    Shire has called a halt to the $50bn acquisition spree that has transformed the London-listed drugmaker over the past...

  24. Fast FT

    February 11, 2016

    Shire confident of 'strong results' this year

    Shire, fresh from its $32bn takeover of Baxalta last month, has announced better-than-expected full-year results and...

  25. Fast FT

    January 27, 2016

    HSBC pinpoints juicy nuggets in Shire's $32bn deal

    HSBC’s pharmaceuticals analysts have been doing some trawling through SEC filings. Shares in Shire, the UK-listed but...

  26. January 15, 2016

    Shire deal demonstrates Kilsby’s M&A acumen

    Mastering the art of dealmaking has been a life-long pursuit for Susan Kilsby, the 57-year-old chairman of UK drugmaker...

  27. January 11, 2016

    Shire chief’s biggest task is to make deal pay off

    Shire’s $32bn takeover of Baxalta caps the company’s transformation from a specialist in pills for teenagers with...

  28. January 11, 2016

    Shire / Baxalta: unpopular exuberance

    Shire thinks that buying Baxalta is going to make it grow faster. Not in the usual sense of offering faster-growing...

  29. January 11, 2016

    Shire agrees $32bn takeover of Baxalta

    Shire has agreed a $32bn takeover of Baxalta in a sign that the two-year-old boom in pharmaceuticals mergers and...

  30. Fast FT

    January 11, 2016

    Shire struggling at the bottom of the FTSE 100

    Is Shire over-paying for Baxalta? Shares in the UK-listed pharmaceuticals company are dropping 6 per cent as...

  31. January 11, 2016

    What $32bn deal for Baxalta means to Shire

    Shire’s agreement to buy Baxalta for $32bn marks the biggest deal in the 30-year history of the UK-listed company and...

  32. Fast FT

    January 11, 2016

    Shire up 2.5% and Baxalta up 6% on $32bn deal

    Shares in Shire and Baxalta have both jumped after the UK pharmaceutical group agreed a $32bn deal for the US...

  33. Fast FT

    January 11, 2016

    Shire bags Baxalta in deal worth $32bn

    UK pharmaceutical group Shire has agreed to buy US drug-maker Baxalta in a deal worth $32bn. The deal, which has been...

  34. January 6, 2016

    Shire deal hinges on Baxalta tax status

    Shire’s potential $32bn takeover of Baxalta is dependent on whether the UK-listed drugmaker can pay for a large part of...

  35. January 6, 2016

    Mayfieldmania does not make John Lewis a model for quoted companies

    When the great pianist Franz Liszt played, audiences swooned. It’s the same with Sir Charlie Mayfield, chief executive...

  36. January 5, 2016

    Shire/Baxalta: how to eat your words

    Many chief executives would have stuck to standard blather about the offer “substantially undervaluing” his company....

  37. January 4, 2016

    Baxalta agrees $1.6bn deal for Symphogen cancer drug tie-up

    Baxalta, the US biotech company facing renewed takeover interest from Shire, has agreed a deal worth up to $1.6bn to...

  38. December 22, 2015

    Baxalta sounds out rivals as it weighs up Shire deal

    Baxalta is sounding out potential alternatives to a takeover by Shire even as the US biotech company remains open to a...

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