Earlier this week, investors following the pharmaceutical industry may have been surprised to hear that Pfizer was interested in acquiring AstraZeneca. However, the billion-dollar buyout news didn't stop there.

Yesterday, shares of Allergan (NYSE:AGN), the company best-known for its key product Botox, popped more than 15% on news that Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) is keen on acquiring it. In the following video, analysts Max Macaluso and Michael Douglass discuss this potential deal, and its implications for investors.

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