46 billion pounds

TOKYO | Japanese drug maker Takeda to buy Ireland’s Shire

TOKYO — Japanese drugmaker Takeda has agreed to buy Shire for 46 billion pounds ($62.4 billion) in cash and stock, one of the biggest deals ever in the pharmaceuticals industry, the companies said Tuesday. Takeda will pay the equivalent of 49.01 pounds in cash and stock for each share of Shire, based on Takeda’s closing … Continue reading TOKYO | Japanese drug maker Takeda to buy Ireland’s Shire