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Actavis changes its name to Allergan

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Last updated:16th Jun 2015
Published:16th Jun 2015
Source: Pharmawand
Actavis plc announced that the company has adopted Allergan plc as its new global name and will begin trading today under a new symbol � AGN � after ringing The Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The company name change follows the acquisition of Allergan in March 2015 and the approval of the name change by Actavis shareholders on June 5. The combination of Allergan and Actavis created one of the world's top 10 pharmaceutical companies by revenue and a leader in a new industry model � Growth Pharma.

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