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  • Valeant, Ackman get October 6 trial over Allergan special meeting

    WILMINGTON Del. (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and activist investor William Ackman got their request for an expedited trial on Wednesday over the timing of a special meeting of Allergan Inc shareholders, a key to their $50...
  • Facing shareholder demands, Allergan calls special meeting for December 18

    (Reuters) - Allergan Inc said on Tuesday that it has scheduled a special shareholders meeting for Dec. 18, when activist investor Bill Ackman, who supports a hostile bid for the company by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc, will attempt to oust most of its...
  • Allergan sets shareholder meeting on hostile takeover attempt

    Allergan sets shareholder meeting on hostile takeover attempt
    Allergan Inc. scheduled a Dec. 18 special meeting of its shareholders that could ultimately resolve a hostile takeover attempt by a Canadian rival. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., which is based near Montreal, has been fighting since April...
  • Ackman, other shareholders ask Allergan to call special meeting

    BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors owning 31 percent of shares of Allergan Inc have asked the company to call a special shareholder meeting, activist shareholder William Ackman said on Friday, giving the hedge fund manager a victory in his fight to...
  • Valeant, Ackman to submit Allergan special meeting request-CNBC

    (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and Pershing Square Capital Management will submit a request on Friday to Allergan Inc for a special shareholders meeting, sources told CNBC television. Allergan's corporate bylaws require Valeant and...
  • U.S. court denies Allergan bid to speed insider trading suit

    (Reuters) - A federal judge in California on Thursday denied a request by Allergan Inc to expedite its civil suit claiming that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and Pershing Square Capital Management engaged in insider trading ahead of their...
  • Allergan fights back: Botox maker reportedly pursuing Salix; stocks up

    Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine is reportedly interested in acquiring a North Carolina drugmaker, part of its effort to fight off a takeover attempt by a Canadian rival. The stock market responded, driving Allergan shares up 4%. Allergan's Tuesday...
  • Allergan seeks deal with Salix to fend off Valeant: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Botox maker Allergan Inc has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd and at least one other company about a potential takeover in a bid to avert the $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, the Wall Street...
  • Investing: The urge to merge is back in a big way

    Every week, it seems, brings news of a corporate coupling (or at least an invitation). Buyouts are brisk in industries ranging from technology to health care, from finance to consumer goods. Halfway through 2014, U.S. companies had announced more than 9,...
  • SEC is investigating bid by Valeant and Bill Ackman for Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Word of the investigation came less than a week after Allergan sued...
  • Pershing Square sues U.S. over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

    Pershing Square sues U.S. over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
    Pershing Square Capital Management LP, the hedge fund firm run by William Ackman, has sued the U.S. government, claiming that its stripping of Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's profit illegally short changes investors in the mortgage companies' common stock....