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Valeant nears deal to buy Salix for about $10 billion: WSJ

The head offices of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. are seen in Laval, Quebec May 20, 2014. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX.TO) is near a deal to buy Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd (SLXP.O) for about $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.


(Reporting by Eric Beech)