Valeant Board Of Directors Issues Statement On J. Michael Pearson's Cooperation With Senate Committee on Aging

April 11, 2016

LAVAL, Quebec, April 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) today issued the following statement regarding the Senate Committee on Aging's subpoena to depose Valeant Chief Executive Officer, J. Michael Pearson:

"The Board has requested Mr. Pearson's cooperation in connection with a subpoena for deposition from the Senate Committee on Aging prior to the Committee's scheduled April 27 hearing.  The Board understands that Mr. Pearson is in dialogue with the Senate Committee on Aging regarding his deposition and that those discussions are ongoing."

About Valeant

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX:VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of dermatology, gastrointestinal disorder, eye health, neurology and branded generics. More information about Valeant can be found at www.valeant.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding Mr. Pearson providing testimony.  Forward-looking statements may generally be identified by the use of the words "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "should," "could," "would," "may," "will," "believes," "estimates," "potential," "target," or "continue" and variations or similar expressions. These statements are based upon the current expectations and beliefs of management and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties discussed in the Company's most recent annual or quarterly report and detailed from time to time in Valeant's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian Securities Administrators, which factors are incorporated herein by reference. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any of these forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. Valeant undertakes no obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release or to reflect actual outcomes, unless required by law.

Contact Information:

Laurie W. Little 
949-461-6002 
laurie.little@valeant.com

Elif McDonald
905-695-7607
elif.mcdonald@valeant.com

Media:
Renée Soto/Jared Levy
Sard Verbinnen & Co.
212-687-8080
rsoto@sardverb.com  

Meghan Gavigan
Sard Verbinnen & Co.
415-618-8750
mgavigan@sardverb.com

 

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.

 

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