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/ May 24, 2018

Takeda invites banks to join $31 billion loan for Shire deal

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. has invited Japanese and overseas banks to participate in the syndication of the $30.85 billion (¥3.362 trillion) loan to back its $62 billion purchase of Shire Plc, according to people familiar with the matter. The move comes after the Japanese pharma giant ...

Takeda's $60 billion takeover bid rejected by Shire Group of Ireland

Apr 20, 2018

Takeda's $60 billion takeover bid rejected by Shire Group of Ireland

Pharmaceutical giant Takeda said Thursday it had made a takeover bid worth £42 billion ($60 billion) for Ireland's Shire Group, but that its offer was rejected. "Takeda was subsequently notified that the board of Shire had rejected its proposal. Discussions between the parties regarding a ...