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Why Is Biohaven Pharmaceutical (BHVN) Stock Up?

Biohaven Pharmaceutical

Based in New Haven, Connecticut, biotech company Biohaven Pharmaceutical (NYSE:BHVN) is soaring Tuesday after announcing its acquisition by Pfizer (NYSE:PFE). Currently, BHVN stock is up nearly 70% on an otherwise lukewarm day for the markets.

This morning, news broke that Pfizer will purchase the drugmaker for “nearly $12 billion” as part of the deal. Probably best-known for its migraine medication, Biohaven and its Nurtec drug fit naturally with the company’s primary care background.

So, what else do you need to know about Biohaven?

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