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Friday, July 18, 2014

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions, (NYSE: AGN)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:** Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc moved to blunt a key criticism by takeover target Allergan Inc of its Bausch + Lomb business by releasing data showing strong sales growth.

Allergan, Inc. is a multi-specialty health care Company focused on developing and commercializing pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and over-the-counter products. Shares of AGN traded higher by 0.95% or $1.58/share to $167.40. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $86.95 and as high as $174.49. On average, 4072070 shares of AGN exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 1595330.