Pfizer (PFE +0.8%) agrees to buy closely held Alacer Corp., which makes dietary supplements...

|About: Pfizer Inc. (PFE)|By:, SA News Editor

Pfizer (PFE +0.8%) agrees to buy closely held Alacer Corp., which makes dietary supplements including the vitamin C product Emergen-C, which will "add to and greatly complement our market-leading dietary supplement portfolio," PFE's consumer healthcare chief says. The unit made up 4.5% of PFE’s 2011 revenue.