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March 5, 2014
08:37 EDTTEVA, VRX, ACT, AGN, SHPGRussia actions could disrupt specialty pharmaceutical sales, says Susquehanna
Susquehanna notes that Russia has been a growth market for specialty pharmaceutical companies such as Teva (TEVA), Valeant (VRX), Actavis (ACT), Allergan (AGN), and Shire (SHPG). The firm factored the sensitivity of a 10% sales impact would translate into roughly 1.0% or less of earnings. The firm said Teva and Valeant have the most sales exposure and that currency could create incremental top line pressure.
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July 13, 2014
17:10 EDTSHPGShire said to seek bid of near 53 pounds per share from AbbVie, Reuters says
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July 11, 2014
16:48 EDTAGN, VRXAllergan comments on Pershing Square’s definitive proxy solicitation
Allergan (AGN) provided the following comment in response to the definitive proxy solicitation filed by Pershing Square Capital Management in connection with Pershing Square’s request to call a Special Meeting of Stockholders. At the Special Meeting, if called, Allergan stockholders would be asked to remove a majority of the company’s existing directors in connection with Valeant Pharmaceuticals' (VRX) unsolicited exchange offer to acquire all outstanding common shares of Allergan for 0.83 shares of Valeant common stock and $72.00 in cash, or subject to proration, an amount of cash or a number of Valeant common shares with the implied value set forth in the exchange offer. Under the current Board’s leadership, which includes individuals with significantly more industry experience than Pershing Square’s recommended nominees, Allergan continues to execute on its plan to drive near- and long-term organic growth, enhance its growth prospects and continue generating significant value for all of Allergan’s stockholders. We believe Pershing Square’s attempt to replace a majority of the Allergan Board is a further effort to support Valeant in its bid to acquire Allergan at a grossly inadequate price that substantially undervalues the company and creates significant risks and uncertainties for Allergan stockholders. Valeant has repeatedly failed to address the serious concerns raised by Allergan and important members of the investment community about Valeant’s anemic organic growth driven by unsustainable price increases, among other fundamental business model issues. Allergan has a track record of consistently acting in the best interests of its stockholders and the Board remains confident in the company’s ability to create significantly more value than Valeant’s proposal.
16:46 EDTSHPGStocks end week lower on European, Fed concerns
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16:31 EDTACTActavis confirms generic Diclegis patent challenge
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14:13 EDTSHPGShire, AbbVie didn't commit to further talks, Dow reports
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13:58 EDTSHPGShire confirms meeting with AbbVie representatives
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11:54 EDTAGN, SHPGAbbVie, 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.
11:34 EDTSHPGShire jumps 5% after Bloomberg report on talks with AbbVie
11:33 EDTSHPGShire, AbbVie held talks after latest raised takeover offer, Bloomberg says
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July 10, 2014
09:40 EDTSHPGAbbVie, Shire not holding talks at this point as deadline approaches, CNBC says
AbbVie (ABBV) and Shire (SHPG) are not holding talks at this point, according to CNBC's David Faber, citing sources. Shire confirmed two days ago that it has received AbbVie's latest, raised takeover offer and that its board will meet to consider the proposal.
09:31 EDTVRXNestle acquires rights to aesthetic dermatology products in the U.S. and Canada
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09:31 EDTVRXValeant completes filler, toxin asset sale to Galderma
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July 9, 2014
18:31 EDTVRX, SHPG, AGNShareholders urge Allergan to make large acquisition, FT reports
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18:21 EDTAGN, SHPG, VRXAllergan CEO seeks sizeable acquisitions, WSJ reports
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08:19 EDTSHPGAbbVie offer may not bring Shire to negotiating table, says BMO Capital
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07:38 EDTSHPGShire still has leverage, can get one more raise from AbbVie, Reuters contends
The selloff in shares of Shire (SHPG) and AbbVie (ABBV) yesterday following the latter's increased takeover offer suggests the market now expects a strong rebuttal from Shire, but "one plausible response" is a gently worded rejection that signals that another raised bid would be enough to secure a deal without a hostile play, contended Reuters Breakingviews columnists Neil Unmack and Robert Cyran. Shire’s board still has some leverage and can "probably extract one more increase in return for their recommendation," the authors believe. Reference Link
07:15 EDTTEVATeva, others fined $583.4M by EU regulators, Reuters says
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06:49 EDTACT, TEVAGeneric drug prices have risen significantly, NY Times says
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06:40 EDTSHPGAbbVie required to retract comments in Shire takeover battle, Reuters says
AbbVie (ABBV) has been required to take back comments made by its CEO Richard Gonzalez regarding shareholder support for its offer for Shire (SHPG), according to Reuters, citing a statement from the U.S. drugmaker. British takeover rules say that a rival is not allowed to claim support for its bid unless it has this in writing from shareholders. Reference Link
06:19 EDTAGN, VRXAllergan plans broad restructuring plan, Bloomberg says
Allergan (AGN), the pharmaceutical maker that is being chased by Valeant (VRX) and Bill Ackman’s hedge fund, will shelve unpromising pipeline medicines and revamp management incentives, according to Bloomberg, citing two people with knowledge of the matter. The sources said that the restructuring plan, which is set to be explained during Allergan's upcoming earnings announcement, will also detail companywide cost reductions including some legacy expenses. Reference Link
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