SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE, 42ND FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. [ VRX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/13/2017
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, no par value 03/13/2017 S 18,114,432 D $11 0 I See footnotes(1)(2)(3)(4)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Call Option (call equivalent position) $60 03/14/2017 S(5) 91,200(5) (5) 01/18/2019 Common Stock 9,120,000 $0.3(5) 0 I See footnotes(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Put Option (call equivalent position) $60 03/13/2017 P(5) 9,120,000(5) (5) 01/18/2019 Common Stock 9,120,000 $47.65(5) 0 I See footnotes(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE, 42ND FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
PS Management GP, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE
42ND FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ACKMAN WILLIAM A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
888 SEVENTH AVENUE
42ND FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10019

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. In addition to Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("Pershing Square"), this Form 4 is being filed jointly by PS Management GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("PS Management"), and William A. Ackman, a citizen of the United States of America (collectively, the "Reporting Persons"), each of whom has the same business address as Pershing Square and may be deemed to have a pecuniary interest in securities reported on this Form 4 (the "Subject Securities").
2. Pershing Square advises the accounts of Pershing Square, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("PS"), Pershing Square II, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("PS II"), Pershing Square International, Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempted company ("PS International"), and Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd., a limited liability company incorporated in Guernsey ("PSH" and together with PS, PS II and PS International, the "Pershing Square Funds").
3. Pershing Square, as the investment adviser to the Pershing Square Funds, may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the Subject Securities for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. As the general partner of Pershing Square, PS Management may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the Subject Securities for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a). By virtue of William A. Ackman's position as Chief Executive Officer of Pershing Square and managing member of PS Management, William A. Ackman may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the Subject Securities for purposes of Rule 16a-1(a). Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims any beneficial ownership of any of the Subject Securities, except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein.
4. William A. Ackman and Stephen Fraidin, each a member of the board of directors of the Issuer, were elected to the board as representatives of the Reporting Persons, the Pershing Square Funds and Pershing Square GP, LLC. As a result, each of those persons are directors by deputization for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
5. The Reporting Persons for the accounts of the Pershing Square Funds unwound listed American-style call options (with 100 multiplier) and unwound over-the-counter European-style put options, each referencing a total of 9,120,000 shares of the Issuer's common stock which had an expiration date of January 18, 2019.
Remarks:
Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., By: PS Management GP, LLC, its General Partner, By: /s/ William A Ackman, Managing Member 03/14/2017
PS Management GP, LLC, By: /s/ William A Ackman, Managing Member 03/14/2017
/s/ William A. Ackman 03/14/2017
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