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Drugmaker AstraZeneca rejects $119 billion offer from Pfizer

...with the company's share price slumping 11.1 percent to 42.87 pounds.Johansson said his management team had told Pfizer Inc. over the weekend that it would need to see a 10 percent improvement over the 53.50 pounds-per-share offer that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-19/board-uk-drugmaker-astraze
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Pfizer makes case for deal in UK filingsLONDON - Pfizer Inc. wants to allay concerns over its proposed $106 billion takeover offer of pharmaceuticals firm AstraZeneca, insisting that its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-12/biz-bits
AstraZeneca rejects sweetened Pfizer takeover bid

...given up on a deal after British drugmaker AstraZeneca flatly rejected its latest takeover bid, worth $106 billion.Pfizer Inc., the world's second-biggest drugmaker by revenue, made a third unsuccessful attempt for its London-based rival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-02/astrazeneca-rejects-sweete
Who pays your doc? Coming soon to a site near you

...doctors by name to see what payments they've received. The database covers 15 pharmaceutical companies, including Pfizer Inc. and Johnsons & Johnson, and begins with payments made in 2009.But how is a layperson to make sense of it all? And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-13/who-pays-your-doc-coming-s
Indian drugmaker recalls generic Lipitor doses

...could compete with brand-name Lipitor. Ranbaxy had that right, although an authorized generic from Lipitor maker Pfizer Inc. and partner Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. went on sale on Dec. 1. With competition so limited, the generic prices only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-23/indian-drugmaker-recalls-g
New year to bring area jobs

...Woodhead plant - renamed Graniteville Specialty Fabric - and Townsend saved more than 300 jobs. - Pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. closed its Augusta plant in February, leaving 240 jobs behind. Coastal Xethanol LLC bought the plant that same month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2006-12-30/new-year-bring-area-jobs
Business | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
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...last time the rate was lower was in 1999, when the rate was 66.7 percent.Wyeth buy boosted Pfizer Inc.'s profitsPharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc.'s mega-acquisition of Wyeth boosted its third-quarter revenue 39 percent, but hefty charges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-11-02/business-news
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S.C. attorney general reflects on career

...convicted of fraud.He caught flak in 2009 when he removed South Carolina from a multistate deal to split $331 million from Pfizer Inc. over the pharmaceutical giant's disputed drug sales tactics. Vindication came months later in the form of a deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-12-24/sc-attorney-general-refl
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Stock milestones could fuel recovery

...1,300.Investors found plenty of reasons to send stocks sharply higher. Earnings reports from companies including Pfizer Inc., United Parcel Service Inc. and Archer Daniels Midland Co. were better than expected.Manufacturing, which has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-01/stock-milestones-could-fue
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...Japan halts use of vaccine after deathsTOKYO --- Japan has temporarily stopped using vaccines from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc. and Sanofi-Aventis SA of France while it investigates the deaths of four children who were inoculated, the health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-03-07/biz-bits
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