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Mar 08, 2013
 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

FMC wants new Vivus board, strategy

Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) investor First Manhattan Co. (FMC) said it plans to nominate a slate of six new directors to the biotech's board and urged Vivus to find a U.S. partner for obesity drug Qsymia phentermine/topiramate. In a letter to CEO Leland Wilson, FMC said the "commercial planning and execution for Qsymia has proven to be deeply flawed," and that the biotech...

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