Facebook Inc. acquires WhatsApp Inc.

Facebook Inc. acquires WhatsApp Inc.

Facebook Inc. and WhatsApp Inc. made a deal about purchasing WhatsApp Inc for $19 bililon. Facebook will pay $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook shares and $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp founders and employees that will vest over four years. The deal will help Facebook expands internet…

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Actavis acquires Forest Laboratories for $25 billion

Actavis acquires Forest Laboratories for $25 billion

Actavis, world”s second-largest generics prescription drug manufacturer acquires Forest Laboratories in cash and stock deal for $25 billion. Forest had a market capitalization of $19.3 billion as of Friday’s close, compared with $33.4 billion for Actavis. Forest has been looking to find new drugs to replace best selling ones, like the antidepressant Lexapro, that are…

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