(Reuters) - Japanese healthcare firm Taisho Pharmaceutical Holdings Co Ltd <4581.T> is said to be close to a $1.6 billion deal for Bristol-Myers Squibb Co's
An agreement for the consumer-health business could be announced as soon as this week, according to the report https://bloom.bg/2QyHulF.
Bristol-Myers Squibb said in an email to Reuters that it does not comment on rumours and speculation, adding that the company is still considering options for the strategic review of UPSA that was announced in June.
A Taisho spokesman said the company could not comment on the report.
German drugmaker Stada
(Reporting by Bhanu Pratap in Bengaluru; Additional reporting by Philip George in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)