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Table for two: AbbVie was Allergan’s only suitor in $63B takeover that shocked the industry

AbbVie’s $ 63 billion, mega-takeover agreement for Allergan took most of the industry by surprise when the two drugmakers dropped the news in late June. Turns out it’s easier to keep a corporate courtship under wraps when only two parties are involved. The deal that turned into this year’s biggest M&A blockbuster began with a phone… Read More »

The Diagnosis Is Alzheimer’s. But That’s Probably Not the Only Problem.

Allan Gallup, a retired lawyer and businessman, grew increasingly forgetful in his last few years. Eventually, he could no longer remember how to use a computer or the television. Although he needed a catheter, he kept forgetting and pulling it out. It was Alzheimer’s disease, the doctors said. So after Mr. Gallup died in 2017… Read More »