Company Nickname: Allergan plc
Public or Private: Public
Allergan plc was created when Ireland-based Activis (a tax-inversion creation) acquired Allergan, Inc. in February 2015. It acquires, develops and markets brand-name drugs. Allergan also makes productsfor aesthetics/dermatology/plastic surgery; neurosciences/CNS; eye care; women’s health and urology; GI and cystic fibrosis; and cardiovascular disease and infectious disease.