Abbott might acquire more companies this year, CEO says

02/3/2010 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Abbott Laboratories CEO Miles White told analysts that the company will continue to engage in acquisitions this year, despite spending more than $10 billion last year on purchases including Advanced Medical Optics and a unit of Solvay Pharmaceuticals. White hinted that the company might expand in emerging markets, an attractive prospect among health care businesses.

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