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Merck, Allergan Suggested As Suitors But Biogen's Attractiveness Under Question

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Biogen's share price has risen on speculation that it is an acquisition target for Merck & Co and Allergan. But with a number of uncertainties hanging over the company, can Biogen negotiate a premium price?

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