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Pfizer: AstraZeneca deal would be 'win-win for society'

The boss of the US drug giant Pfizer has said the firm's proposed takeover of UK-based AstraZeneca is a "win-win for society".

In a message on the firm's website, Pfizer Chairman Ian Read said the £60bn takeover would take out overlapping functions to increase productivity and lower costs.

  • 10 May 2014
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