Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) grows through acquisition, mostly through smaller accretive deals. But management had its elephant guns loaded and after missing out on generic drugmaker Actavis bagged its big game via an $8.7 billion buyout of eye-care heavyweight Bausch & Lomb.

In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses why Valeant investors should be excited about adding Bausch & Lomb instead of Actavis and whether more transformative acquisitions are on the way.

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