Roche Not Raising Financing for a Deal, CEO Says

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg) - Severin Schwan, chief executive officer of Roche Holding AG, talks about the drugmaker's acquisition strategy. Schwan said Roche isn't raising financing for an acquisition after a DealReporter report said that the company is preparing a bid for BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. Speaking with Bloomberg reporters in New York today, Schwan declined to comment on "rumors" regarding such a deal.
One Day, Three Cities: Taking Scotland's Political Pulse
10:39 - Support for Scotland's nationalists has surged since the country rejected independence last September. The SNP's membership tops a hundred thousand while the pollsters predict sweeping wins on May 7. Bloomberg drove from Edinburgh to Dundee and Glasgow to see what the SNP's change in fortunes could mean come election day. (Source: Bloomberg)
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