Tags: Allergan, Bill Ackman, Ed Royce, interested parties, neighborliness, travesties of democracy, Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Allergan, which Bill Ackman would very much like to see become a subsidiary of Valeant Pharmaceutricals, is based in Irvine, Calif. Ed Royce is a congressman who represents a swath of Orange County to Irvine’s north, and who presumably counts a few Allergan employees as constituents, and who will be spending some of Allergan’s money in an effort to be reelected in November.
This same Ed Royce does not think much of Bill Ackman’s plan to take it to the people and ask Allergan shareholders whether they’d like to take the now $49.9 billion Valeant would like to give them for their company, and he’s not afraid to tell Mary Jo White all about it. Read more »
Tags: Allergan, Bill Ackman, Botox, channeling Dan Loeb, limited experience, Valeant
The Botox-maker would like to reiterate that Valeant doesn’t just need a facelift: It needs to be euthanized so that real pharmaceutical companies can make money the old-fashioned way, by repurposing deadly pathogens and marketing them to insecure women. Read more »
Tags: Allergan, Bill Ackman, Pershing Square, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, within five days
Nobody asked Bill Ackman if he was OK with Allergan telling Valeant to go shove it because they’re a terrible company whose only business is to buy other businesses. He’d like to know if they asked anybody else. Read more »
Tags: Bill Ackman, Charlie Gasparino, denials, Herbalife, non-governmental listening devices
So someone’s been having a listen to what’s going on at Herbalife’s L.A. H.Q., someone tells Charlie Gasparino. And this someone’s pretty sure it isn’t one of the half-dozen or so state or federal agencies wondering if Bill Ackman is on to something with all this pyramid scheme talk.
Well, before you jump to the obvious conclusion, Bill Ackman wants you to know that it’s not Bill Ackman who’s been bugging the joint. Read more »