Pfizer buys Pharmacia for $60bn

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 20 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:123
  1. Claire McKenna
  1. BMJ

    Pfizer has strengthened its position as the world's leading pharmaceutical company with the announcement that it is to acquire Pharmacia, a smaller rival company, for $60bn (£38bn; €60bn).

    The merger is set to create a firm with 10% of the …

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