Monthly Archives: May 2014

Saying No to a Bully

William Ackman, who is collaborating with Valeant Pharmaceuticals in the latter’s attempted takeover of Allergan, is often referred to in the press as an “activist investor.” We think of him somewhat differently, particularly in the light of his latest maneuver. … Continue reading

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Pretzeled Peristalsis

The current spasm of M&A peristalsis just keeps yielding more data about the twisted logic so popular these days within the pharma industry and its institutional investors.Today’s sampling comes from Bloomberg.com, a piece written by Hallam and Kitamura, where they … Continue reading

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