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  • Shire to acquire San Diego-based Lumena in more than $260 million deal

    Drug maker Shire is buying San Diego-based Lumena Pharmaceuticals for more than $260 million, a deal that expands the company's pipeline of rare disease treatments. The Irish company, producer of Adderall XR, plans to make a cash payment at the sale's...
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals vows to boost its $46-billion bid for Allergan

    The heated takeover fight over Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, continued Tuesday with the Canadian pharmaceutical company Valeant vowing to increase its $46-billion offer this month. Meanwhile, the Canadian firm's partner in the offer, activist...
  • Allergan adopts 'poison pill' defense in Valeant takeover bid

    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox, has adopted a "poison pill" defense that could make it more difficult for Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman to force through a takeover bid....
  • Costa Mesa recognizes its scholars

    Costa Mesa recognizes its scholars
    At the 35th annual Scholarship Recognition Breakfast on Friday morning in Costa Mesa, the student recipients' stories were varied, their successes exceptional. The banquet, hosted by the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Hilton Orange...
  • Commentary: Why residents want to 'draft Duffy' for City Council

    With no offense to Diane Dixon versus Michael Glenn, or Michael Toerge versus Scott Peotter, or even Tim Brown versus Roy Englebrecht, we may soon have a Newport Beach City Council race to watch. On Wednesday, the "Draft Duffy" movement will start with a...
  • 800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments

    800-GET-THIN surgery centers sue insurer over Lap-Band payments
    Ten Southern California surgery centers once affiliated with the defunct 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign are suing UnitedHealth Group Inc. to get reimbursed for hundreds of Lap-Band weight-loss procedures. The lawsuit comes amid federal and state...
  • Allergan stock climbs amid $46-billion bid

    Canadian company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and activist investor Bill Ackman moved forward with their plans to acquire Botox maker Allergan Inc., offering shareholders about $46 billion and touching off what could be a contentious fight....
  • Ackman, Valeant partner in bid to buy Botox maker Allergan

    Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with a Canadian pharmaceutical company in an effort to buy Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have already...
  • New Valeant bid for Botox maker Allergan 'disappointing,' analyst says

    New Valeant bid for Botox maker Allergan 'disappointing,' analyst says
    Valeant on Wednesday boosted its cash-stock offer to buy Irvine company and Botox maker Allergan to $58.30 a share, raising the cash portion by $10, in a deal now worth about $50 billion.  The Canadian company offered its second, improved bid in the...
  • Allergan steps up attack on Valeant

    The billion-dollar takeover battle targeting Irvine-based Allergan is heading into high gear this week with both sides on the attack. On Tuesday, Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, launched a broadside against Canadian rival Valeant Pharmaceutics...
  • Valeant hikes its takeover offer for Allergan

    For weeks, Valeant Pharmaceuticals had promised a better offer for Botox maker Allergan, but its renewed cash-and-stock offer fell flat with investors and analysts. After Irvine-based Allergan Inc. rejected a $46-billion offer earlier this month, the...