Thursday February 20, 2020

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7th February, 2020
AbbVie has been cleared by the European Commission to buy Allergan, the Botox-maker

AbbVie issues its fourth-quarter results. It comes the week after the US pharma giant was cleared by the European Commission to buy Allergan, the Botox maker, for $63 billion. Paul Colgan, Allergan’s site lead in Westport, said he did not expect this to result in any “material change” to his company’s operations in Ireland, where it employs about 2,000 people.

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