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Actavis’ Warner Chilcott Buy Brings Switch Options In Diversified Portfolio

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Executive Summary

Actavis’ acquisition of Warner Chilcott creates a women’s health powerhouse with Rx-to-OTC switch potential. UBS analysts expect $400 million in cost synergies and an “even more robust than previously disclosed” pipeline and diverse product portfolio that complements Actavis’ existing products.

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