Valeant Pharmaceuticals Completes Sale Of Filler And Toxin Assets To Galderma
LAVAL, Quebec, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today announced it has completed the sale to Galderma of all rights to Restylane, Perlane, Emervel, Sculptra, and Dysport owned or held by Valeant for $1.4 billion in cash, pursuant to the previously announced agreement with Nestle S.A, which recently completed its acquisition of Galderma.
"We are pleased to complete the divestiture of our products to a company that is firmly committed to the aesthetic dermatology market," said J. Michael Pearson, chairman and chief executive officer. "Humberto Antunes, CEO of Galderma, has embraced our commercial team and I know he will continue our efforts to build strong relationships with the healthcare leaders in this industry."
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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, eye health, neurology and branded generics. More information about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. can be found at www.valeant.com.
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