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Takeda gets Japan’s approval for $62 billion Shire purchase


Takeda gets Japan’s approval for $62 billion Shire purchase

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. said on Thursday Japan’s Fair Trade Commission had approved its $62 billion acquisition of Shire Plc, bringing the Japanese firm closer to sealing a deal that will make it a global top 10 drugmaker.

The deal, which will be the largest overseas purchase by a Japanese company, has already received unconditional clearance from regulators in the United  States, Brazil and China.

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Source: Reuters
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