EU waives Takeda/Shire merger commitments

Charley Connor

29 May 2020

EU waives Takeda/Shire merger commitments

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The European Commission has waived the conditions it imposed on Takeda’s 2018 takeover of rival Shire due to “permanent, significant and unforeseeable developments” that occurred as the drugmaker attempted to complete its required divestiture.