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  • 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 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 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 employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • 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

    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...
  • SEC reviewing attempted takeover of Botox maker Allergan

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into the way that a Canadian pharmaceutical company and activist investor Bill Ackman have tried to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management,...
  • 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...