Big Pharma's Mid-Market Influence

Marino, Jonathan
May 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/4/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p12
The article reports on the impact of three mergers worth a combined 156 billion U.S. dollars on the deal market in the pharmaceutical industry. Wyeth was acquired by Pfizer for 68 billion U.S. dollars, while Schering-Plough was acquired by Merck for 41.1 billion U.S. dollars. It is noted that mid-market dealmakers are optimistic that the mergers will result in opportunities in the smaller deal realm.


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