Merck (MRK) could be interested in acquiring Bausch & Lomb, with Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier...

|About: Merck & Co Inc. (MRK)|By:, SA News Editor

Merck (MRK) could be interested in acquiring Bausch & Lomb, with Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier saying "It's something that's worth thinking about." Any bid for Bausch & Lomb, whose owner, Warburg Pincus, hopes to get at least $10B in a sale, would be something of an about-turn for Frazier, as he previously said Merck isn't interested in large pharmaceuticals acquisitions. (previous)