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July 11, 2014
11:54 EDTSHPG, ABBV, AGNAbbVie, Shire in active takeover talks, Bloomberg reports
AbbVie (ABBV) and Shire (SHPG) are in active talks about a potential merger after AbbVie raised its takeover offer for a fourth time, Bloomberg reports, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The talks are in the early stage and may not lead to an agreement, sources told Bloomberg. Shares of Shire are up 5%, or $12.04, to $250.65 following the report.
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September 2, 2014
07:12 EDTABBVCredit Suisse names its Top U.S. Pharmaceutical picks for 2H
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06:36 EDTABBVMedtronic, AbbVie reimburse executives for inversion-triggered taxes, WSJ says
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August 27, 2014
17:49 EDTSHPGGSK, Shire rumored to be interested in Tekmira, Daily Mail says
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Shire (SHPG) are rumored to be interested in a bid for Tekmira (TKMR), reports Daily Mail. Tekmira could be a value to potential suitors, capitalized at approximately GBP 400M and the company could cost over GBP 1B in a takeover, Daily Mail adds. Reference Link
13:33 EDTAGNValeant, Pershing suit against Allergan expedited, WSJ says
After a hearing on Wednesday morning in Delaware Chancery Court, a judge has expedited a lawsuit from Valeant (VRX) and Pershing Square's William Ackman against Allergan (AGN), says the Wall Street Journal. Last week Valeant and Ackman sued Allergan to quickly schedule a special meeting to decide on the fate of Allergan's board members, added the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link
August 26, 2014
20:04 EDTAGNAllergan requests block to Ackman, Valeant votes, announces Special Meeting date
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16:45 EDTAGNAllergan schedules special meeting on takeover for December 18, WSJ says
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August 22, 2014
19:02 EDTAGNAllergan confirms Pershing written request, board views Valeant offer inadequate
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18:33 EDTAGNPershing Square submits requisite requests from Allergan holders to call meeting
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09:33 EDTAGNValeant to request today special meeting of Allergan holders, CNBC reports
Valeant (VRX) will deliver today a request of 30%-plus of Allergan (AGN) shareholders for a special meeting, CNBC's David Faber reports, citing sources.
06:49 EDTAGNJudge rejects Allergan inquiry to quicken insider trading case, Reuters says
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06:45 EDTAGNJudge refuses to prevent special Allergan shareholder meeting, NY Times says
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August 21, 2014
15:16 EDTABBVDEA restricts painkiller drug prescriptions to curb abuse, WSJ reports
The Drug Enforcement Agency, or DEA, will reclassify hydrocodone combination painkiller drugs and place them in the category of medical substances that have the highest potential for harm in an attempt to curb the widespread abuse of the drugs, according to The Wall Street Journal. The rescheduling of the drugs will take effect in 45 days and result in people being able to obtain the drug for only 90 days without obtaining a new prescription. Major manufacturers of these drugs include Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA), Mallinckrodt (MNK), AbbVie (ABBV), and Actavis (ACT). Reference Link
07:57 EDTABBVGilead HCV risks overblown, says Bernstein
Bernstein believes that investors are concerned about upcoming competition to Gilead's (GILD) HCV drug from AbbVie's (ABBV) HCV treatment. But Bernstein says that insurers can only prevent 16% of the U.S. population from receiving Gilead's drug, and the firm does not expect the HCV market share dynamics to change in the near-term. It keeps an Outperform rating on Gilead.
August 20, 2014
17:59 EDTAGNAllergan talks with Salix in defense tactic said to be dormant, Bloomberg says
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17:35 EDTAGNAllergan said to explore options outside of Salix acquisition, Bloomberg says
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10:53 EDTAGNAnalysts say Salix takeover would boost Allergan
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09:46 EDTAGNAllergan merger deal not imminent, CNBC's Faber reports
An acquisition by Allergan (AGN) is not imminent, CNBC's David Faber reports. Salix (SLXP) and Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) are said to be potential targets of the company, Faber adds. Valeant (VRX) could announce over the next few days that it has enough votes to call for a special meeting, the reported said.
07:19 EDTAGNPossible Allergan Salix deal could be 8% accretive in '15-'16, says Wells Fargo
After The Wall Street Journal reported that Allergan (AGN) had approached Salix (SLXP) and other companies about a potential acquisition, Wells Fargo thinks that a largely debt financed purchase of Salix could be 8% accretive for Allergan in 2015-2016, reaching 12% accretion in 2018.
07:07 EDTAGNSome Valeant shareholders express uncertainty over Allergan deal, Reuters says
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07:04 EDTAGNSalix buyout price could be near $192 per share, says William Blair
William Blair believes a combined Allergan (AGN) and Salix (SLXP) would be very attractive. The firm estimates a potential takeover price for Salix towards the high end of its $176-$192 per share range. Salix rose 16% yesterday to $160.80 after Wall Street Journal reported that Allergan approached the company and at least one other about a takeover.
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