ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX) today announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding 7.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "7.625% Notes") and all of its outstanding 8.375% Senior Notes due 2016 (together with the 7.625% Notes, the "Notes") on October 27, 2010. The notice of redemption was distributed to holders of the Notes on September 27, 2010.
On and after October 27, 2010, the Notes will no longer be deemed outstanding, interest will cease to accrue thereon, and all rights of the holders will cease, except for the right to receive the redemption price, without interest thereon.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX) today further announced that it has deposited funds in the amount of $955,459,201.38 with The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee under the respective Indentures for the Notes, to effect a legal defeasance of the Notes. The legal defeasance was commenced in conjunction with the redemption of the Notes.
About ValeantValeant Pharmaceuticals International is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of neurology and dermatology. More information about Valeant can be found at www.valeant.com.
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