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Merck KGaA to invest in biosimilars, eyes pharma acquisitions

5:32 AM MDT | May 10, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) plans to invest €100 million ($137.6 million) this year in biosimilars, a new business being developed by its Merck Serono unit. In addition, Merck is eyeing pharma acquisition opportunities, particularly in the United States, the world’s largest drugs market, following its recent $2.6-billion acquisition of AZ Electronic Materials. This news emerged on Friday during the company’s annual general meeting (AGM). “As part of ‘Fit for 2018’, the focus of the next two years will be on growth. We are...

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