1. Roche Shareholders Approve Deal to Buy Novartis's $20.7 Billion Stake

    Roche Shareholders Approve Deal to Buy Novartis's $20.7 Billion Stake

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche shareholders voted overwhelmingly on Friday to support the $20.7 billion deal to buy Novartis's nearly one third voting stake, the Swiss drugmaker said. Roche held an extraordinary general meeting to settle matters related to its plan to disentangle the two pharma companies, both based in Basel, who had been linked by the investment for two decades...

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    1. Today's resolutions of the Extraordinary General Meeting are in the best economic and strategic interest of Roche.
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