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Merck started its Acceleron pursuit at $160 per share, but CEO Davis balked at paying more than $180

Merck’s new CEO Robert Davis has big shoes to fill after taking the reins from Kenneth Frazier at the start of July. Just two weeks into his tenure, though, his company was already in talks for its first M&A deal under the new helmsman, a securities filing shows. Merck unveiled its proposed $ 11.5 billion Acceleron… Read More »

Qld MPs share views on assisted dying bill

How some Queensland MPs plan to vote on the state’s proposed voluntary-assisted dying laws on Thursday, and why: “I cannot support something that offers the assistance of the state to terminate their life, the same state that does not give them options of specialist palliative care within the same time frame.” Opponent and Opposition Leader… Read More »