Novartis' third-quarter profit may have gotten a large boost from the sale of its Idenix stake to Merck this summer, with cost cuts kicking in, too. But when it comes to top-line results that topped analysts' forecasts, the company has its own hot...
By Jim Fink:
Here's an important trend in the investment world right now: the recent buyouts of small-cap biotech companies like Idenix (NASDAQ: IDIX) and Intermune (NASDAQ: ITMN). Why so many pharma deals?
Merck (NYSE:MRK), one of the largest...
By Matthew Finston:
Klarman Did What??
Hedge fund manager, Seth Klarman, recently took a 14.06% stake in Veritiv Corp (NYSE:VRTV) for his fund Baupost. Klarman is notorious for bringing an average annual return of 19% for his fund and doing...
By John Vincent:
This article is part of a series that provide an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Baupost Group's U.S. stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Klarman's regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2014. Please visit our...
ByPrescient Investment Analysis:
Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD) is one of the more compelling companies on the market. Anyone who is familiar with the company is aware that Sovaldi is hailed as a cure for hepatitis C, and prevents the need for...
WHITEHOUSE STATION (dpa-AFX) - Healthcare giant Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK)
Tuesday announced the successful completion of the tender offer for all shares
of Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDIX) at a purchase price of $24.50 per share.
As of the tender...
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The hepatitis C industry has been on fire since Merck (NYSE: MRK) paid a 230 percent premium for pharmaceutical company Idenix (NASDAQ: IDIX).
Benzinga spoke to Enanta (NASDAQ: ENTA) CEO Jay Luly about possibilities for his firm, which has one...
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