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Results From Europe Show ‘Positive Trend’
A federal approval and newly released clinical trial results have put a spotlight on Direct Flow Medical Inc., a Santa Rosa-based heart valve startup that makes its devices in Lake Forest.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. today added more cash to its hostile takeover bid for Irvine-based Allergan Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has added more cash to its hostile bid for Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc., raising the total offer to about $50 billion.
Allergan Boss Works Back Channels to Fend Off Valeant
A team of specialists will continue Allergan Inc.’s battle for the minds and wallets of shareholders this week, when Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is expected to hike its $47 billion hostile bid for the Irvine-based drug maker.
ADVERTISING: Santa Ana firm’s new division key to win
A new approach by a Santa Ana-based healthcare advertising agency appears to be bearing fruit.
Deborah Proctor, chief executive of Irvine-based St. Joseph Health, received the 2014 Woman of the Year award from the Women in Health Administration of Southern California.
Levy Meant to Raise $30B for Health Reform
Along-running effort to repeal a federal tax on medical device makers’ revenue flared up yet again this month.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. should raise its unsolicited offer to buy Irvine-based Allergan Inc. to roughly $53.5 billion to $59.5 billion or $180 to $200 a share, according to an investor survey released today by JP Morgan.
Deborah Proctor, chief executive of Irvine-based St. Joseph Health, received the 2014 “woman of the year” award from the Southern California Women in Health Administration.
Aliso Viejo-based medical device maker Cianna Medical Inc. got a $10 million financing deal from GE Capital Health Finance Services.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. today fired back at activist investor Bill Ackman in a tersely worded letter prompted by Ackman’s conflict of interest charges against Chairman and Chief Executive David Pyott.
Irvine-based Cymetrix Corp., a financial services provider specializing in hospital systems, has been acquired for about $75 million by Navigant Consulting Inc. in Chicago.
Allergan Inc. is likely to remain a standalone company, according to recent report by a veteran analyst.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said today that it will put in an “improved offer” to buy Irvine-based Allergan Inc.