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Ackman, Valeant partnering in bid to acquire Botox maker Allergan
Ackman, Valeant partnering in bid to acquire Botox maker Allergan

Activist investor Bill Ackman is partnering with Valeant Pharmaceuticals in an attempt to buy Orange County pharmaceutical company Allergan Inc., which sells the popular wrinkle treatment Botox. Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management said in a public filing on Monday that it was partnering with Valeant to acquire shares of Allergan. Pershing Square and Valeant agreed to the partnership on Feb. 25, Ackman said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Valeant said in a statement that it believed a partnership with Allergan would be best for both companies. “We firmly believe that combining Valeant and Allergan would create an unrivaled platform for growth...

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