“I lived with my mother intimately for 22 years and never saw the furniture. On every piece of furniture was a sheet to keep the dust off.”
With drugmakers pursuing deals like never before, Shire Plc’s best defense against becoming a target may be to go on the hunt itself.
Military-run Myanmar will hold its first election in two decades on Nov. 7, a vote denounced by Western nations as a sham and embraced by Asian neighbors eager to gain access to natural resources.
Former Thai General Lertrat Ratanavanich remembers his regular meetings with Myanmar junta leader Than Shwe, who ran the country for 19 years. Like the time the dictator asked for some penguins.
A senior member of Aung San Suu Kyi ’s party said a release order has been signed for the Myanmar opposition leader and that she may be freed from house arrest “today or tomorrow.”
International Dairy Queen Inc. , the ice-cream maker owned by Warren Buffett ’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. , settled a lawsuit that claimed Yogubliz Inc. violated its trademark in calling a dessert Blizz Frozen Yogurt.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s bid for Allergan Inc. gives the maker of Botox a valuation it hasn’t had since early 2008 -- and investors still expect more.
"Cephalon probably was an acquisition that you'd like to take back."
- David Steinberg on Jan 11, 2015
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