Case | HBS Case Collection | December 2000

Drug Wars, The: Pfizer's Hostile Bid for Warner-Lambert in 1999

by Stephen P. Bradley and Matthew Sandoval

Abstract

Describes Pfizer's hostile bid for Warner-Lambert in the fall of 1999. Allows for an evaluation of the possible synergies created and poses the question as to whether Pfizer will pay too much.

Keywords: Acquisition; Bids and Bidding; Competitive Strategy; Valuation;

Citation:

Bradley, Stephen P., and Matthew Sandoval. "Drug Wars, The: Pfizer's Hostile Bid for Warner-Lambert in 1999." Harvard Business School Case 701-009, December 2000.