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Mar 17, 2015, 09:10 ET

Actavis Announces Michael R. Gallagher and Peter J. McDonnell to Join Board of Directors

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that two former members of the Allergan Board of Directors - Michael R. Gallagher, Lead Independent...

Mar 17, 2015, 08:55 ET

Actavis Completes Allergan Acquisition

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) in a cash and equity transaction...

Mar 16, 2015, 16:05 ET

Actavis Receives FDA Approval for VIIBRYD® (vilazodone HCl) 20mg Once Daily as a Therapeutic Dose

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a lower therapeutic dose of VIIBRYD®...

Mar 16, 2015, 10:21 ET

European Commission Clears Actavis' Pending Acquisition of Allergan

Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) ("Actavis") and Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) ("Allergan") today announced that the companies received clearance from the...

Mar 13, 2015, 08:00 ET

Actavis Receives FDA Approval of SAPHRIS® for Pediatric Patients (age 10-17) for Acute Treatment of Manic or Mixed Episodes of Bipolar I Disorder

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its supplemental new drug application...

Mar 12, 2015, 17:00 ET

Actavis Confirms Appeals Court Grants Injunction Pending Appeal Related to Generic Pulmicort RESPULES®

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has granted AstraZeneca's request for...

Mar 12, 2015, 16:30 ET

Actavis Announces Closing of Public Offering of Senior Notes in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Allergan

Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has closed an offering of $21 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes in 10...

Mar 10, 2015, 16:05 ET

Actavis and Allergan Shareholders Approve Proposals Related to Actavis' Planned Acquisition of Allergan

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) announced that, at shareholder meetings held today, all...

Mar 09, 2015, 16:05 ET

Actavis Launches Generic Version of Temovate® (clobetasol cream 0.05%)

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has launched a generic version of...

Mar 04, 2015, 17:45 ET

Actavis Confirms District Court Ruling In Atelvia® Patent Litigation

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has found that United States...

Mar 03, 2015, 19:30 ET

Actavis Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Senior Notes in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Allergan

Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has priced an offering of $21 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes in 10...

Mar 02, 2015, 17:00 ET

Actavis Announces Closing of Public Offerings of Ordinary Shares and Mandatory Convertible Preferred Shares in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Allergan

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has closed its concurrent offerings of 14,513,889 Ordinary Shares at $288.00 per share and...

Mar 02, 2015, 08:30 ET

Actavis Receives Approval from the European Commission for XYDALBA™ (dalbavancin)

DUBLIN, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/-- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that the European Commission has granted Actavis' subsidiary...

Mar 02, 2015, 07:57 ET

Actavis Announces Proposed Public Offering of Senior Notes in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Allergan

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it is commencing an offering of senior unsecured notes in multiple tranches in a registered...

Feb 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

Actavis and Medicines360 Announce FDA Approval of LILETTA™ (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg to Prevent Pregnancy for up to Three Years

Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, and Medicines360, a nonprofit women's health pharmaceutical company,...

Feb 25, 2015, 17:21 ET

Actavis Receives U.S. FDA Approval for AVYCAZ™ (CEFTAZIDIME-AVIBACTAM)

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AVYCAZ™ (ceftazidime-avibactam)....

Feb 25, 2015, 08:00 ET

Actavis Announces Pricing of Public Offerings of Ordinary Shares and Mandatory Convertible Preferred Shares in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Allergan

Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has priced its concurrent offerings of 13,194,445 Ordinary Shares at $288.00 per share and...

Feb 24, 2015, 16:05 ET

Actavis Confirms Generic Uceris® Patent Challenge

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug...

Feb 20, 2015, 08:45 ET

Actavis Receives Final Approval for Generic Version of Subutex®

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

Feb 19, 2015, 07:38 ET

Actavis Announces Proposed Public Offerings of Ordinary Shares and Mandatory Convertible Preferred Shares in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Allergan

 Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it is commencing concurrent offerings totaling $8.4 billion, comprising $4.2 billion of Ordinary...