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Are pharma risks worth it for investors?

Merger and acquisition activity is hotting up in the pharmaceutical sector, but investors need to keep the risk factor in mind , writes Emma Kennedy.

23rd February, 2014

Deals being struck in the pharma sector could turn out to be a welcome boost for investors, but weighing up the risk is key.

A significant level of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the pharma sector is likely to pique investor interest, and leave them considering the role that pharma stocks should play in their investment portfolio.

Last week saw Dublin-based Actavis Plc, a major generic drug maker, agree to buy Forest...

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