Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. President Yasuchika Hasegawa talks to journalists after a news conference in Tokyo Thursday, May 19, 2011. Takeda said Thursday it will buy Switzerland's Nycomed for US$13.6 ... more 
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. President Yasuchika Hasegawa talks to journalists after a news conference in Tokyo Thursday, May 19, 2011. Takeda said Thursday it will buy Switzerland's Nycomed for US$13.6 billion, giving Japan's biggest drugmaker coveted access to emerging markets. less 
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Thu, May 19, 2011 7:08 AM EDT