Tax Inversion

Abbott deal highlights inversion inaction

Political furor over the recent spate of tax inversions is having little influence on how the government chooses its partners.

Walgreen keeps US tax status

The Illinois company says it is keeping the US as its home base, which means no inversion benefit.

Shire, AbbVie join forces for $55B

Shire, AbbVie join forces for $55B

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The deal includes a $1.6-billion fee if AbbVie tries to walk away.

Shire asks AbbVie for more money

Shire asks AbbVie for more money

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Shire and AbbVie's courtship has entered round five. A deal would offer AbbVie tax relief, and possibly make it an acquisition target.

Abbott pairs generics with tax benefit

Abbott and Mylan are setting up a generics business. The all-stock deal will give some branded generics a new home and offer Abbott a tax benefit that will increase over time.

Salix heads to Ireland

Salix heads to Ireland

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Salix Pharmaceuticals joins the tax-inversion migration by purchasing Cosmo Technologies.

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