On January 6, 2015, Covidien plc, a public limited company organized
under the laws of Ireland, held a special court-ordered meeting of
shareholders and an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, in
each case relating to the pending acquisition of Covidien by Medtronic,
Inc., through Medtronic Holdings Limited, a new holding company
incorporated in Ireland that will be renamed Medtronic plc.
Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced
that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has granted early
termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust
Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR Act) with respect to Actavis’ pending
acquisition of Allergan.
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