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The Quintessential Specialty Pharma, Valeant Embodies PE Tenets

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Even as private equity firms reach into specialty pharma niche opportunities for deals, specialty pharma companies are evolving, as well. Valeant Pharmaceuticals is a very visible example of one kind of specialty pharma model, which is based as much upon sophisticated financial engineering as product growth.

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