Finance Watch: Lilly Cuts 3,500 Jobs Globally To Drive Growth
Lilly will save $500m annually starting in 2018 after $1.2bn in layoff-related costs to reinvest in new products. Also, Cytori halves its headcount; VC OrbiMed closed a $551m Asia fund; and Insmed capitalizes on positive data.
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