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By businessnewstoday On Sunday, October 28th, 2018
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ABB to build $150m advanced robotics factory in Shanghai

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Swiss automation company ABB will invest $150 million to build an advanced robotics factory in Shanghai, China where robots will be used for manufacturing More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, October 21st, 2018
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US biopharma company Endocyte to be acquired by Novartis for $2.1bn

Novartis acquisition of Endocyte : US biopharma company Endocyte has agreed to be acquired by Swiss pharma company Novartis in a deal worth around $2.1 billion. As per the latest pharma acquisition news, Novartis More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Saturday, September 15th, 2018
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Transocean to acquire rival offshore drilling contractor Ocean Rig

Energy acquisition news : Transocean, a Swiss offshore drilling contractor, has agreed to acquire its peer Ocean Rig, a Greece-based operator of semi-submersible oil rigs and UDW drillships, for $2.7 billion in More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Novartis to buy US gene therapy company AveXis for $8.7bn

Novartis acquisition of AveXis : Swiss pharma company Novartis has struck a $8.7 billion deal to acquire US gene therapy company AveXis in a move to bolster its gene therapy and neuroscience pipeline. Novartis Acquisition More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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GSK to buy out Novartis’ stake in consumer healthcare JV for $13bn

Pharma acquisition news : GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to buy out Swiss pharma company Novartis’ stake of 36.5% in their consumer healthcare joint venture (JV) for a price of $13 billion, just days after pulling More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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Danish pharma company Lundbeck to buy Parkinson’s drug developer Prexton

Pharma acquisition news : Danish pharma company Lundbeck has reached an agreement, expected to be worth around $1.1 billion, to acquire Prexton Therapeutics, a Swiss pharma company focused on Parkinson’s drug More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
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LafargeHolcim buys UK-based construction material supplier Kendall Group

Swiss building material company LafargeHolcim has purchased Kendall Group, an aggregates and ready-mix concrete manufacturer based in southern England for an undisclosed price as per the latest construction industry More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Roche to acquire US oncology software company Flatiron Health for $1.9bn

Roche acquisition of Flatiron Health: Swiss pharma company Roche is all set to fully acquire oncology software company Flatiron Health in a $1.9 billion deal to speed up development of cancer drugs. A little over More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Nestle acquires majority stake in organic food company Terrafertil

Food acquisition news : Food and beverage giant Nestle has bought a majority stake in a Latin American organic food company Terrafertil, a producer of plant-based foods and healthy snacks for an undisclosed price. Nestle More...

By businessnewstoday On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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US cancer drug maker Ignyta to be acquired by Roche for $1.7bn

Roche acquisition of Ignyta : Swiss pharma company Roche Pharmaceuticals has signed a merger agreement with Ignyta to acquire the US cancer drug maker for $1.7 billion in an all-cash transaction, in a move to expand More...