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  • Bid for Allergan turns hostile as Ackman calls for shareholder meeting

    The jockeying for control of Botox maker Allergan Inc. is getting downright hostile — and even more bizarre. Activist investor Bill Ackman called for a special meeting at which Allergan shareholders could potentially vote out the bulk of the...
  • 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...
  • Ackman warns Allergan on offer

    Activist investor Bill Ackman warned Botox maker Allergan Inc. on Monday that it would be unwise to court potential acquirers as an alternative to the offer that he and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. have made for the company. Last month,...
  • Allergan co-founder speaks out against Valeant takeover

    The board and chief executive of Irvine takeover target Allergan Inc. heard a voice from the past Tuesday at the company's annual meeting of shareholders. Gavin S. Herbert, Allergan's co-founder and former chairman, urged the company's directors to...
  • Botox-maker Allergan rejects takeover bid from Valeant

    Botox-maker Allergan Inc. said it rejected a takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., a deal the company said undervalued its worth and posed significant risks to shareholders. Last month, the Irvine drugmaker received an...
  • 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...
  • Allergan rejects Valeant's takeover bid, but it's probably not over

    Botox maker Allergan Inc. rejected a $46-billion takeover offer from a Canadian rival, setting the stage for what analysts said may become a long and nasty fight for control of the Irvine company and its prized collection of eye and skin medications....
  • Valeant to increase bid for Allergan

    Valeant to increase bid for Allergan
    The stakes for Botox maker Allergan Inc. just got higher. Valeant Pharmaceutical International Inc. said it intends to raise its bid for Allergan, one day after the Irvine company defiantly rejected its initial offer as too low. In a letter to...
  • Ackman wants shareholders to push Allergan into takeover talks

    Activist investor Bill Ackman wants Allergan Inc. shareholders to vote on a resolution that would encourage the Botox maker to meet with its potential acquirer, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. In a filing Tuesday with the Securities and...
  • 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...