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Can't Say No: Pharma's Addiction to Shareholder Payouts

Executive Summary

Having created a shareholder addiction to cash payments, companies are now going to have to make the unpleasant choice between pleasing investors in the short term and building their businesses over the next decade. IN VIVO examines pipeline confidence, patent expirations, and cash flow woes to make some forecasts about the industry's financial health, as well as looking inside the strategies that Big Pharma is currently pursuing.

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