Merger Talk Boosts Pfizer – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)


By Chris Quigley Upjohn manufactures older brands like Lipitor and Viagra, while Mylan (MYL) is best know for making generic drugs and for its EpiPen. Pfizer (PFE) shareholders will end up owning 57% of the combined entity. After the spinoff, Upjohn will make a $12 billion payment to Pfizer. AnalystsRead More →

Renault, Fiat Chrysler talk possible merger


Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have discussed the possibility of a merger as they explore options for combining their businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. Talks between the two sides were in an advanced stage on Sunday and included a range of possible outcomes, the peopleRead More →

London energy group Ophir in takeover talk


Ophir Energy OPHR, +32.56%   became the second London-listed mid-cap oil-and-gas company to attract a suitor in recent weeks after it said it is in talks with Indonesia’s Medco Energi MEDC, -0.72%  about a potential all-cash takeover bid which could create a southeast Asian upstream powerhouse. The news sent sharesRead More →