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Takeda Finally Reveals €9.6B Nycomed Acquisition; Sheds Dermatology Business, But Otherwise Set On Retention

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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TOKYO - Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd. finally confirmed it will acquire emerging markets player Nycomed AS. Takeda's initial denial of a $12 billion acquisition proved partially correct, instead agreeing to pay €9.6 billion ($13.7 billion) for the Swiss company, excluding its U.S dermatology business

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