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Valeant divests Sprout back to former owners

November 10, 2017 9:23 PM UTC

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (TSX:VRX; NYSE:VRX) said it will divest its Sprout Pharmaceuticals Inc. subsidiary back to Sprout's former shareholders. The deal is expected to close by year end.

In 2015, Valeant acquired Sprout for $1 billion in cash and gained Sprout's only marketed drug Addyi flibanserin (see BioCentury, Aug. 24, 2015)...