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  • Allergan employees have mixed emotions as layoffs loom

    Allergan employees have mixed emotions as layoffs loom
    Feelings were mixed among Allergan Inc. employees one day after the Botox maker announced 1,500 job cuts, mostly in Southern California. Outside of Allergan’s Irvine campus, where the bulk of the 650 research and development jobs the company...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Chicago Fed index of national economic activity Local earnings: Aptar Group Inc., Packaging Corp. of America Other earnings: Allergan Inc., Boise Cascade Co., Brown & Brown Inc., Hasbro Inc., Lennox International Inc., Rent-A-Center Inc., Six...
  • Most of Allergan's 1,500 job cuts will be in Southern California

    Most of Allergan's 1,500 job cuts will be in Southern California
    Most of the 1,500 job cuts that Botox maker Allergan Inc. announced Monday morning will be made in Southern California, the company’s chief executive said. Allergan plans to eliminate 650 research and development jobs, the bulk of them at its...
  • Allergan to slash workforce by 1,500

    Allergan to slash workforce by 1,500
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. said Monday that it will cut 1,500 employees, most of them in Southern California, in a cost-cutting effort the Irvine company hopes will help it fight off a hostile takeover bid by a Canadian rival. Stung by criticism that it'...
  • Corporate tax scam watch: The 'inversion' craze

    Corporate tax scam watch: The 'inversion' craze
    Apple's done it. Herbalife has done it. Pfizer wanted to do it. What could be wrong with a corporate maneuver eyed by these fine, upstanding American corporations--and nearly 50 others in the last decade? The subject is "inversions," the catch-all...
  • Allergan urges shareholders to reject Valeant offer

    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox, is urging shareholders to reject a buyout offer from a Canadian pharmaceutical firm. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has offered to buy all of Allergan’s shares for a combination of...
  • Allergan urges shareholders to reject Valeant buyout offer

    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox, is urging shareholders to reject a buyout offer from a Canadian pharmaceutical firm. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said last week that it will take its acquisition offer directly to...
  • U.S. senators seek review of proposed Valeant buyout of Allergan

    Seven U.S. senators have asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to review the proposed acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Inc. by a Canadian company, saying the deal could increase consumer pricing and curtail the development of new...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...