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FTC clears Valeant Pharma’s purchase of Medicis


Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said Friday that the Federal Trade Commission cleared its proposed purchase of dermatology products maker Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. Valeant said the antitrust regulatory agency has terminated a mandatory review of the deal. Valeant, which is based in Montreal, agreed to buy Scottsdale-based Medicis in September for $44 per share,… Read More →

Valeant agrees to buy Medicis for $2.6B

by in Business News | Economy | Healthcare

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has agreed to buy Scottsdale-based dermatology products maker Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. for about $2.6 billion in cash in a deal to strengthen its position in skin treatments and care. Montreal-based Valeant, Canada’s largest publicly-traded pharmaceuticals company, said Monday that it has agreed to pay $44 per share for Medicis, a 39… Read More →

Medicis Named To World’s Most Ethical Companies List

Scottsdale-based Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
by in Healthcare

Scottsdale-based Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation is the only pharmaceutical company in the world named to the Ethisphere Institute’s prestigious 2011 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list is an admired roster of high-performing organizations that have achieved leadership positions in their respective industries through exemplary business ethics and corporate responsibility. “Our business… Read More →