Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square has filed a Form 13D on Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. (NYSE:VRX). The filing shows that Pershing Square owns 30.71 million shares of the beleaguered pharmaceutical company, unchanged from a filing issued by Ackman’s firm in early February. More importantly, the filing reveals that Valeant recently added three independent directors to its board, including Pershing Square’s Vice Chairman Stephen Fraidin.
Item 4 of the filing was updated with the following information:
On March 9, 2016, the Issuer announced that its board of directors (the Board) appointed Stephen Fraidin, Vice Chairman of Pershing Square, as well as Fred Eshelman and Thomas W. Ross, Jr., as independent directors, effective immediately.
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Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
|Pershing Square Capital Management||0||30,711,122||0||30,711,122||30,711,122||9.0%|
|PS Management GP||0||30,711,122||0||30,711,122||30,711,122||9.0%|
|William A. Ackman||0||30,711,122||0||30,711,122||30,711,122||9.0%|
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO RULE 13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(a)
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 4)*
PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Name of Issuer)
Class of Securities)
Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.
888 Seventh Avenue, 42nd Floor
New York, New York 10019
Richard M. Brand
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
One World Financial Center
New York, NY 10281
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March 8, 2016
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)
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