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Elliott takes multibillion pound stake in GSK, FT says

LONDON, April 15 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Elliott Management has taken a multi-billion pound stake in British pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.

Shares in GSK rose more than 7% on the report. A GSK spokesman was not immediately available to comment. (Reporting by Alistair Smout Editing by Keith Weir)

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