Robert Duggan | Press & News

ARobert Duggan AbbviebbVie Completes Acquisition of Pharmacyclics (AbbVie – May 26, 2015)

AbbVie writes, “AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Pharmacyclics, Inc. enhancing AbbVie’s scientific and commercial presence in oncology. 


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The 25 Most Influential People in Biopharma in 2015 (FierceBiotech — May 13, 2015)

FierceBioTech writes, “A happy billionaire demonstrates what biotech innovation is worth these days…”



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Pharmacyclics-AbbVie Merger Has Many Moving Parts (SeekingAlpha — May 12, 2015)

SeekingAlpha writes, “There are lots of moving parts in the ABBV-PCYC merger. One must read further from the headlines to make a high percentage trade, either with the equity or with the options.”



Robert Duggan USA TodayThe $3.55 Billion Man (USA Today Money – March 24, 2015)

USA Today Money writes, “Robert Duggan, CEO of biotech drugmaker Pharmacyclics,  will pocket over $3.5 billion from the company’s sale to AbbVie, one of the biggest paydays ever from the buyout of a publicly held company.”


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Billionaire Robert Duggan’s Bet On Pharmacyclics Stands Among the Top Trades of the Crisis Era (Forbes — March 5, 2015)

Forbes writes, “Duggan’s Pharmacyclics fortune is the result of being at the right place at the right time, and he deserves credit for seeing opportunity instead of panicking when the going got rough.


Robert Duggan Mercury NewsSunnyvale’s Pharmacyclics sells for $21 billion to AbbVie (Mercury News – March 5, 2015)

Mercury News quotes Robert Duggan: “Team Pharmacyclics is honored and enthusiastic to join the AbbVie organization.”



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AbbVie to Acquire Pharmacyclics, Including Its Blockbuster Product Imbruvica®, Creating an Industry Leading Hematological Oncology Franchise (AbbVie – March 4, 2015) 

Abbvie quotes Robert Duggan: “Team Pharmacyclics is honored and enthusiastic to join the AbbVie organization. We share a common purpose”



Robert Duggan Huffington Post Article

The Hiring Guru: Robert Duggan Billionaire (HuffingtonPost — April 18, 2014)

Huffington Post writes, “Hiring the right people and establishing a system where everyone wins is a powerful combination. Robert Duggan is a great example of what can be achieved when these two important components are in place.”