BUSI 536 - Week 3 - Research Paper.docx

BUSI 536 - Week 3 - Research Paper.docx - Running Head...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 3 pages.

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
Image of page 1

Subscribe to view the full document.

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,
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
  • Summer '19

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Get FREE access by uploading your study materials

Upload your study materials now and get free access to over 25 million documents.

Upload now for FREE access Or pay now for instant access
Christopher Reinemann
"Before using Course Hero my grade was at 78%. By the end of the semester my grade was at 90%. I could not have done it without all the class material I found."
— Christopher R., University of Rhode Island '15, Course Hero Intern

Ask a question for free

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern