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Some of the largest Allergan (AGN) shareholders have approached potential activist investors to gauge their interest in pushing for change at the drug maker, Business Insider reports. A number of funds with top 50 positions say they have held talks with Allergan over the last several months about selling off businesses that are not central to its strategy, such as women’s health, urology, and gastroenterology. They argue the focus should be on the core aesthetics business. The funds also encouraged the activists to build a stake in Allergan to press management to change its strategy faster.

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