Johnson & Johnson Ends Takeover Discussions with Actelion Pharmaceuticals

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today confirmed it has ended discussions with Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (SIX: ATLN) regarding a potential transaction. Johnson & Johnson was not able to reach an agreement that it believed would create adequate value for its shareholders.


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