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Running Head: VALEANT PHARMACEUTICAL’S M&A HOUSE OF CARDS 1 Valeant Pharmaceutical’s M&A house of cards Liberty University BUSI 536-D01: Mergers & Acquisitions March 31, 2019
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Running Head: VALEANT PHARMACEUTICAL’S M&A HOUSE OF CARDS 2 Abstract Valeant Pharmaceuticals, a Quebec-based organization, begun exercising what we know from the baseball terms, as the “Moneyball” in its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) tactics in the pharmaceutical industry. Valeant was on a mission to write a new chapter in the M&A methods books, applying a non-traditional way of acquiring other business. Under the leadership of its CEO Michael Person, Valeant scrapped any research and development (R&D) budgets, focusing its operations on acquiring under-valued products available in the market. “Pearson had a new plan: Create a drug giant that focused on distribution and let someone else do the research.” [Ste151]. After the completion of an acquisition, Valeant found itself in the power seat,
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