FTC approves Valeant buy with asset sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Antitrust regulators approved Valeant Pharmaceutical's (VRX.TO) acquisition of the dermatology units of Sanofi and Johnson & Johnson, on the condition that it sell the rights to three prescription drugs, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.
Valeant is in the process of acquiring Ortho Dermatologics, Inc. from Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N), and Dermik Laboratories, Inc. from Sanofi Aventis SASY.PA..
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