Category: Teva

Allergan Deal Could Take Pfizer Closer to Split, Move Abroad

Pfizer Inc. may be getting closer to breaking up and moving out. The largest U.S. drugmaker and Allergan Plc are considering combining operations, according to the Wall Street Journal. A deal would give Pfizer a way to move to a low-tax legal address abroad and gain valuable specialty drugs like… – Continue reading

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch: We needed tax inversion in order to grow

The chief of the generic drug company discussed her “counterintuitive” strategy for creating U.S. jobs. Mylan is one of a handful of U.S. companies that has recently completed a controversial tax inversion, as the generic drug company moved its official base to the Netherlands earlier this year. While the decision… – Continue reading

Teva Buying Allergan Generics, Creating ‘Market Behemoth’

Thwarted in its attempt to acquire the generic and specialty pharmaceuticals company Mylan, the Israeli–based Teva will purchase Ireland-based Allergan Generics for $40.5 billion in an acquisition that executive and investors at both companies — if not consumers — are applauding. “Teva’s deal with Allergan will create a market behemoth… – Continue reading

Perrigo buying Naturwohl in new pharma deal

Pharmaceutical industry acquisition target Perrigo (PRGO) Wednesday said it’s buying German pharmacy company Naturwohl Pharma GMbH, the latest transaction in the sector’s surge of mergers and acquisitions. Perrigo, operated from Michigan but headquartered in Dublin following a corporate tax inversion, did not disclose terms of the deal for Naturwohl and… – Continue reading