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Bayer Chief Says Pfizer Animal Health Is ‘Great Business’

February 28, 2012

The animal-health unit that Pfizer Inc. (PFE) plans to divest “is a great business,” Bayer AG (BAYN) Chief Executive Officer Marijn Dekkers said.

“Pfizer animal health is a great business,” Dekkers said at a news conference in Leverkusen, Germany, today. “I don’t want to comment on our interest. Obviously, and we’ve said this many times in the past, we are interested in acquiring, if the right opportunity comes along, businesses that would strengthen life sciences, health care and crop sciences.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Naomi Kresge in Berlin at nkresge@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Phil Serafino at pserafino@bloomberg.net


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