Pfizer/AstraZeneca: Battleground Shifts To U.K. Parliament
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Pfizer CEO Read tried to assure U.K. legislators that an acquisition of the country’s second-largest drug company would not stunt pharma R&D in Britain at a May 13hearing. AstraZeneca CEO Soriot countered that the company’s pipeline will progress quicker if the company remains independent, resulting in future benefits to the U.K.
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