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Merger of drugmakers Valeant, Actavis on hold: source
April 27, 2013 / 1:17 PM / 5 years ago

Merger of drugmakers Valeant, Actavis on hold: source

(Reuters) - Talks are on hold to merge drugmakers Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and Actavis Inc in a deal that would have created a healthcare giant, a person familiar with the situation told Reuters on Saturday.

A Valeant spokeswoman and an Actavis spokesman could not be immediately reached for comment outside of business hours.

Reporting by Soyoung Kim in New York; writing by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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