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Future of Clearly.com.au in doubt: strong rumour

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A strong but unconfirmed rumour says that the recently-opened bricks-and-mortar Clearly.com.au store in Sydney’s George Street will be closed down or sold soon after Essilor International completes its $C430-million takeover of parent online company Coastal.com, due to be completed in the first half of May. According to the rumour, Essilor does not want the distraction of owning an online supplier of prescription glasses and sunglasses, which has already met with concerns by its existing bricks-and-mortar customers about prices for those products, as well as for contact lenses. ...read more

Allergan receives unsolicited merger proposal from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Allergan confirmed on 23 April that it has received an unsolicited proposal from canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International to acquire all of Allergan’s outstanding shares for a combination of 0.83 of Valeant common shares and $48.30 in cash per share of Allergan’s common stock. Allergan issued a statement indicating that its board of directors, in consultation with its financial and legal advisors, “will carefully review and consider Valeant’s proposal and pursue the course of action that it believes is in the best interests of the company's stockholders”. Valeant, which had total revenue of $5-8 billion in 2013, bought Bausch+Lomb in August 2013. ...read more

2015 Blackmores Dr Paul Beaumont Research Fellowship applications open

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Applications are now open for the 2015 Blackmores Dr Paul Beaumont Research Fellowship, with electronic submission by 9 June (with confirmation hard copy submission by 11 June). The successful applicant will be announced on World Sight Day – 9 October 2014. ...read more

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