Posts tagged 'Abbvie'

Shire-AbbVie: arbitrage against the machine

Cold feet or negotiation tactic? No one knows. And the people prepared to guess were 25 per cent wrong about Shire’s price this time yesterday, so their views should be taken with a degree of caution.

Nevertheless, here are the basics on the potential collapse of Abbvie’s $54bn takeover of the UK drugmaker.

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Inverting AbbVie into ǝıVqqA

Over on Lex this week we’ve been pondering the finer points of what shareholders get out of tax inversions.

So… from the text of AbbVie’s planned £32bn merger with Shire, announced on FridayRead more

A Shire bump

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