SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/13 -- Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In the absence of the avalanche of mega-industry mergers and acquisitions (M&A) seen in previous years, many pundits have proclaimed the end of that particular business tool as an essential component in Big Pharma's playbook. While the numbers in 2012 were lower than in years past in both quantity and value, it is clear that M&A plans remain a key factor for the industry. With 2013 barely under way, there are many rumors of new deals ahead.
Other companies featured: Pfizer Incorporated (NYSE:PFE), Merck (NYSE:MRK), Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY), GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK), Watson Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NYSE:WPI), Allergan Incorporated (NYSE:AGN), MAP Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:MAPP)
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