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Valeant near deal to acquire Bausch & Lomb for $9B, WSJ reports

Bausch & Lomb is close to a deal to sell itself to Valeant for $9B in a deal that could be done as early as next week, reports The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Shares of Valeant are trading sharply higher following the report, up $8.43, or 11.29%, to $83.10.