By The Numbers

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

Katie Long May 27, 2013

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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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