When Pfizer mounted its 12-figure pursuit of the U.K.’s AstraZeneca earlier this year, local politicians went on the attack, painting the U.S. company as a bottom-line-minded raider with ill designs the nation’s scientific pedigree. Now, as the American AbbVie makes a similar, if smaller-scale, attempt on the Irish-headquartered Shire, ministers, members of parliament and business leaders have been loath to take up arms.

…read more

Source: Where’s the U.K. outrage over AbbVie’s pursuit of Shire?


0 No comments