Pharma M&A Pfizer Questioned by Government

Pfizer questioned in Parliament

Pfizer’s chief Executive Ian Read is being questioned today in Parliament over Pfizer’s potential takeover bid of AstraZeneca and its commitment to the UK.   Ian Read will be subject to hostile questions in parliament today over his proposed bid for AstraZeneca. However it wont merely be Pfizer that will be questioned, AstraZeneca’s CEO Pascal Soriot and business minister Vince …

Pfizer AstraZeneca Takeover Attempt Developments - Pharma M&A Briefing

Warning bells ringing for Pfizer AstraZeneca takeover attempt

Warning bells have started ringing in the Pfizer AstraZeneca takeover attempt, with the UK Government holding talks with Ian Read, Chief Executive of Pfizer, to discuss the possible ¬†implications of a Pharma M&A deal¬†for the UK Life Sciences industry.   AstraZeneca has so far rebuffed the advances of Pfizer’s $60 billion approach, however Pfizer has until 26th May to make …