Valeant Completes Acquisition Of Natur Produkt In Russia

01 Feb, 2013, 08:49 ET from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

MONTREAL, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Natur Produkt International, JSC, a specialty pharmaceutical company in Russia, for approximately $163 million, plus adjustments for net debt and working capital.  Natur Produkt has a significant presence in the over-the-counter (OTC) segment in several categories marketed under the umbrella brand, Natur Produkt.  Key brands include AntiGrippin, a leading cough and cold remedy, Anti Angin, Sage and Eucaplyptus MA brand names, leading sore throat remedies.

About Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of dermatology, neurology and branded generics.  More information about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. can be found at www.valeant.com.

Contact Information: Laurie W. Little 949-461-6002 laurie.little@valeant.com

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