Health Investment & Finance


Understanding investment opportunities in emerging markets requires a full understanding - inter alia - of three inter relate elements: the leaders who run the businesses; the companies that produce goods and services; and investors who put up capital.

The ongoing transformation in the Pharmaceutical Industry is featured in this issue.


Leadership Forum

Companies are run by leaders. 

Jeffrey B. Kindler, CEO of Pfizer (L) is featured in this Leadership Forum.



Investor Insights

Five banks - Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC), Barclays (BCS), Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), and JPMorgan Chase (JPM) - will provide $22.5 billion in debt for the Wyeth takeover.

Pfizer will pay $22.5 billion in cash and $23 billion in stock for the acquisition.  


Feature Company

Pfizer is the largest pharma company in the world.

It is the global leader in the discouvery, development, manufacture, and marketing of prescription medicines.


Top Markets

Wall street

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is a stock exchange based in New York City, New York.

The NYSE is the largest stock exchange in the world by dollar value of its listed companies' securities.