ACTAVIS ACQUIRES BOTOX-MAKER ALLERGAN FOR $66BN

The acquisition of Allergan Inc. (NYSE:AGN) by Actavis Plc. (NYSE:ACT) will lead to the creation of one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world. The $66bn deal is expected to be closed by the second quarter of 2015. The acquisition by Actavis brings an end to the months-long pursuit of Allergan by the Canadian … Continue reading ACTAVIS ACQUIRES BOTOX-MAKER ALLERGAN FOR $66BN

BIG OIL M&A IS BACK. HALLIBURTON – BAKER HUGHES

On November 17, 2014 Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) and Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) announced a definitive agreement under which Halliburton – the No.2 biggest oilfield services provider – is going to acquire all the outstanding shares of Baker Hughes – No.3 in the same industry - in a $34.6 billion stock and cash transaction. … Continue reading BIG OIL M&A IS BACK. HALLIBURTON – BAKER HUGHES