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Amgen

Top investors push Salix to abandon Cosmo deal - sources

Some of the top 20 investors at Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (SLXP.O) are threatening to vote down a proposed deal to buy a unit of Cosmo Pharmaceuticals SpA (COPN.S), and are pressing Salix to consider selling itself instead, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Healthcare at Home

New joint venture enters Indian healthcare market

The Burman family and Healthcare At Home UK form joint venture for the Indian market.

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Albion Ventures

Albion Ventures infuses funding to Aridhia Informatics

Albion Ventures had decided to invest in Aridhia for its cutting edge informatics platform.

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US Congress

After the shutdown, debt ceiling next issue

History showed greater economic performance after a shutdown, but there are many issues after that which need action from government.

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US president Barack Obama

Obama remembers Lehman Bros collapse and the gains of the US since then

In the fifth year after the so-called 'Great Recession', Obama highlights the gains made by the US economy as a better capitalized and better regulated economy.

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Quadria Capital

Initial close of Quadria Capital's second fund scores USD 107 million

The initial closing of Quadria Capital's second fund raised USD 107 million in capital commitments.

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Biomerieux

BioMerieux purchases BioFire

BioFire is bought out by BioMerieux for USD450 million, funded through debt.

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Vodafone

Vodafone Ventures Egypts takes 22.22% stake in Agzakhana.com via venture capital

For a Round-A venture capital investment, Vodafone Ventures Egypt would be taking a 22.22% stake in online pharmacy Agzakhana.com.

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Walmart

Walmart extends healthcare package to partners of LGBT employees

In a surprising but laudable move, multinational retail company Walmart released changes on its 2014 healthcare package, including a provision for LGBT employees to elect domestic spouses in health insurance.

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Baird Capital

Baird Capital announces investment in Kedu Healthcare

Baird Capital recently announced its investment in China's Kedu Healthcare.

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Bursa Malaysia

Five companies invest of Malaysian healthcare sector

Five investment projects were approved by Malaysia's National Key Economic Area today.

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Annapolis' PharmAthene to partner with drug research company Theraclone Sciences

Pharmaceuticals companies PharmAthene and Theraclone Sciences agreed to merge for expansion of drug research and development.

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Ascension Health Ventures puts money in healthcare technology specialist Quantros

Venture capital fund Ascension Health Ventures backs healthcare technology innovator Quantros.

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Community Health Systems Inc.

Community Health to pay US$3.9 billion for Health Management buy

American hospital chain Community Health agreed to buy Health Management Associates Inc. for US$3.9 billion in cash and stock.

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Ambulance on Cleveland Healthcare Investments

Healthcare investments in Cleveland reached US$80 million in the first half of 2013

A report revealed that healthcare investments to Cleveland in the fist half of 2013 was US$80 million, down from the US$104 million in the same period last year.

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