Should Gilead Buy Vertex Pharma Now?

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Should Gilead Buy Vertex Pharma Now?

From Adam Feuerstein from TheStreet:

“Gilead Sciences should solve the long-term revenue cliff problem some investors and analysts believe the company faces by acquiring Vertex Pharmaceuticals and its growing cystic fibrosis drug franchise for $45 billion, says Bernstein analyst Geoff Porges.

Writing to clients Tuesday morning, Porges says Gilead “needs the promise or high probability of an incremental $5-7 billion of revenue to reassure investors about their future outlook, and ideally any investment would add optionality for even higher revenue should upside scenarios play out.”

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