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M&A experts forecast there will be more major pharma deals in 2015 — but the U.K. won’t be a focus and the deals won’t be done for tax reasons.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Bill Ackman appears set to take it easy for a few months after knockout performance in 2014.
The drugmaker has engaged in $100 billion of M&A in the last year, but CEO Brent Saunders told CNBC it is committed to innovation.
Jan 29- Bankrupt drugmaker Dendreon Corp has reached a stalking-horse deal with Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc to sell the worldwide rights to its cancer vaccine, Provenge, and certain assets for $296 million. The deal is subject to higher and better bids and extended the bid deadline to Feb. 10 for interested parties to participate in an...
Jan 28- Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd said it would restate financial statements for all of 2013 and the first three quarters of 2014, adding to the drugmaker's list of woes. The restatement, which corrects errors related to the timing of revenue recognition, revenue-reducing returns, discounts and expenses, will cumulatively reduce reported net product...
Activist shareholders in 2014 helped the mergers and acquisitions landscape return to the pre-crisis days of 2007 – and they'll continue to make news.
BOSTON, Jan 16- Eric Mindich's $8.5 billion hedge fund, Eton Park Capital Management, is now ready to pick through the debt of beaten-up energy companies, an area it avoided last year as the price of oil tumbled. Eton Park dropped mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a big profit before a U.S. judge threw out a lawsuit filed by shareholders to prevent the...
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 15- Allergan Inc Chief Executive David Pyott is close to joining the board of directors of Actavis Plc, which reached a deal to buy the Botox-maker for $66 billion in November, three people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. One investor who attended the meeting told Reuters that adding Pyott to the board could lend more credibility to...
Activist investor famous for his high-profile battle with Herbalife claims short was 'most philanthropic investment I have ever made.'
Valeant CEO Mike Pearson tells CNBC's Meg Tirrell the company is on a mission to prove allegations against the business model are not true. Pearson says Valeant is unlikely to work with Bill Ackman.
Healthcare M&A looks set to be strong again this year, following deals from Shire and Roche. But Goldman Sachs says energy's a sector to watch too.
Martin D. Sass' stock picks are trades in three popular sectors: airlines, pharmaceuticals and asset management.
Roughly two years after promising to donate his personal winnings from his controversial $1 billion bet against nutritional and weight-loss company Herbalife Ltd., the hedge fund titan is making good on the pledge with a $10 million donation to a scholarship charity, his foundation said. Herbalife stock closed 2015' s first week of trading down 12 percent at...
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on the players that could keep tearing it up in 2015.
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Bill Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife during a CNBC interview Wednesday, likening the nutrition and weight management company to Bernie Madoff.
On a down day in the market, Jim Cramer thinks this is the perfect time to review the silly preconceptions of 2014.
Critics love to hate hedge fund fees and performance, but the industry is poised to grow even more in 2015.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reveals what investors can expect from hedge funds and activists in 2015.