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Takeda sheds products, 485 jobs in deals worth $5.7B

Allison DeAngelis
Takeda sheds products, 485 jobs in deals worth $5.7B

After taking on some $30 billion of debt to acquire local drugmaker Shire plc earlier this year, Takeda is paying off some of that bill by selling two products, and transferring 485 employees, for a combined $5.7 billion.