Pfizer to Buy Allergan for Record $160 Billion
In the largest deal involving the health care arena, Pfizer (PFE) announced earlier this week that they will buy Allergan (AGN) for $363.63 per share, which translates to approximately $160 billion. The actual deal is expected to close next year, second quarter. This scenario allows Pfizer to relocate to Ireland and cut their tax burden in the USA.
"The combination of Allergan and Pfizer is a highly strategic, value-enhancing transaction that brings together two biopharma powerhouses to change lives for the better," Saunders said………………….read more at CNBC…………..
Empire Medical Training Launches their Thanksgiving Day Sale for Their Members
Each Thanksgiving, Empire offers special savings and other opportunities for physicians and other health care professionals who are looking to learn new procedures and join thousands of their colleagues who are already members with Empire Medical Training.
Since 1998, Empire has trained over 50,000 health care professionals and boasts having over 30,000 members to their network. The most obvious benefit to their membership is the tremendous cost savings on the Tuition to these workshops. For one price, members can attend up to 19 different Aesthetic and Medical programs over a 2- year period. The industry recognized “Platinum Membership” will be available for as low as $2,499 during this Thanksgiving holiday season. Other discounts and benefits are available as well............read more…………….