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Takeda Pharmaceutical CEO Talks Big Pharma Trends

Kevin Curran

Big pharmaceutical companies have begun 2019 with a bang. $62 billion buyout of Shire Plc have signaled the acquisition appetite in the space is strong. To understand the pipeline still ahead and the rationale for such massive mergers and acquisitions, TheStreet joined Takeda Pharmaceutical's CEO Christophe Weber on the New York Stock Exchange, shortly after his company rang the opening bell to celebrate the Japanese giant's U.S. listing.