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The numbers for May 27, 2013: On the 7's

47 seconds

The flight time between two of the Orkney Islands in Scotland, the shortest scheduled flight. Stuart Linklater of Loganair, who has flow the hop 12,000 times over 24-years, is retiring. (Skift)

$700 million

The bid to buy Club Med resorts. The company's top shareholders are setting a friendly take-over in motion and are looking to shift focus away from Europe to emerging markets. (Reuters)

$8.7 billion

The amount Valeant Pharmaceuticals will pay to buy Bausch + Lomb. Two guys from Germany, John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb, founded the company in 1853. (Wall Street Journal)

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Katie Long is a contributing digital producer for Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Tech.
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