IMS Health (RX) confirms it's being acquired by TPG Capital and CPP Investment Board for $5.2B,...

|About: IMS Health Inc. (RX)|By:, SA News Editor

IMS Health (RX) confirms it's being acquired by TPG Capital and CPP Investment Board for $5.2B, including debt assumption. IMS shareholders to receive $22/share, a 50% premium from when speculation of a takeover began on Oct. 16, and a 31% premium to Wednesday's close. Shares are halted. (PR, earlier)