NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today on StockTwits, everyone is talking about mergers and acquisitions. It looks like a sign that the M&A market is heating up. Here are three potentially huge M&A deals that are breaking news this morning:
1. Pfizer (PFE) wants to acquire AstraZeneca (AZN - Get Report) in a massive deal worth $100 billion.
BREAKING: Pfizer says plans renewed push to purchase Astrazeneca $PFE $AZN
-- JJ (@JJSinghSTARR)
Apr. 27 at 10:00 PM
I want a new drug. $AZN up 17% #premarket as $PFE shows it really, really, really wants to buy the company. http://stks.co/g0Xvf -- Paul La Monica (@lamonicabuzz)
Apr. 28 at 07:49 AM
2. Forest Labs (FRX) is set to acquire Furiex Pharma (FURX) in a deal worth roughly $1.5 billion.
And the M&A party continues: Forest Labs to buy Furiex Pharmaceuticals for $1.46B in cash and rights $FRX $FURX -- Darcy Keith (@eyeonequities)
Apr. 28 at 07:21 AM
Welcome to Merger Monday: $ETP & $SUSS, $FRX & $FURX, $PFE & $AZN -- Ben Silverberg (@silverjet2)
Apr. 28 at 08:43 AM