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Drugmaker Shire rejects 27 bn pound bid from US giant AbbVie

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:30

Shire Pharmaceuticals rejected Friday a £27-billion informal bid from US giant AbbVie, arguing that it "fundamentally" undervalued the group, in the latest blockbuster deal to hit the global drugs sector.

Pfizer walks away from $118 bn AstraZeneca takeover attempt

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 21:03

Pfizer said on Monday it had abandoned its current attempt to buy AstraZeneca for nearly 70 billion pounds (USD 118 billion) as a deadline approached without a last-minute change of heart by the British drugmaker.

Pfizer-AstraZeneca deal not quite dead yet

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 04:39

Pfizer Inc may have called its USD 118 billion bid for AstraZeneca Plc a "final" offer, and its British rival sees no prospect of a deal being revived. But Wall Street isn’t ready to call in the undertakers.

AstraZeneca rejects Pfizer's take-it-or-leave-it offer

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 02:50

Britain`s AstraZeneca on Monday rejected a sweetened and "final" offer from Pfizer , puncturing the U.S. drugmaker`s plan for a merger to create the world`s biggest pharmaceuticals group.

AstraZeneca rejects Pfizer`s final $117 bn bid

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:44

AstraZeneca, which has repeatedly snubbed Pfizer`s takeover attempt, attacked the bid for offering to establish its corporate and tax residency in England.

Pfizer planning to beef up AstraZeneca bid: Report

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 00:47

US drugs giant Pfizer was planning Sunday to beef up its takeover offer for British competitor AstraZeneca, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Job losses possible in AstraZeneca tie-up, Pfizer chief admits

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 19:23

The head of US drugs giant Pfizer admitted Tuesday that jobs could be lost if it succeeds in taking over British competitor AstraZeneca in a £63-billion deal.

Pfizer considers raising bid for AstraZeneca

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 10:00

On May 2, AstraZeneca turned down a sweetened Pfizer cash and stock offer that valued the British company at 63 billion pounds (USD 106 billion).

Pfizer under growing political pressure in US, Britain

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:45

Pfizer chief executive Ian Read next week will testify before a parliamentary panel in his second trip to London since launching the AstraZeneca campaign on April 28.

Pfizer under fire in Europe, US as it weighs next Astra move

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 23:02

US drugmaker Pfizer is under fire on both sides of the Atlantic as it weighs its next move to buy British rival AstraZeneca, which could be a sweetened offer next week.

AstraZeneca fights Pfizer bid by predicting sales surge

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 23:44

AstraZeneca Plc laid out its defence against Pfizer Inc`s USD 106-billion takeover approach on Tuesday by predicting its sales would rise by three quarters over the next decade, although only after a short-term drop.

Pfizer net profit declines 56.11% to Rs 220.85 cr in FY14

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 21:48

Pharma major Pfizer Ltd Monday said its net profit declined by 56.11 percent to Rs 220.85 crore in the financial year ended March 2014.