AstraZeneca Says No to Pfizer's $119B Takeover Bid

May 20, 2014

The board of AstraZeneca rejected the improved $119 billion takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer, a decision that has led to a slide in the U.K. company's share price. In a statement Monday, AstraZeneca's board said it "reiterates its confidence in AstraZeneca's ability to deliver on its prospects as an independent, science led business." Read the full story

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