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Allergan Company (AGN) is a pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. It specializes in medical aesthetics and more specifically on the treatment of eye diseases, breast enhancement products, facial fillers, acne treatments, drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease etc.
Since 2015 Allergan has been operating under the new name "Allergan plc" but it still keeps its original stock ticker: AGN.
Today Allergans' market capitalization is $ 46 billion. The main markets are the US and Europe with respective 40% and 30% weightings in Allergan's portfolio.
The majority shareholder is Actavis PLC with 52% of shares. However, in 2015 a deal was struck between Actavis and Pfizer to merge in a tax- inversion move which would allow Pfizer to take over Allergan while maintaining its legal base in the US.