Sun Pharma To Buy All Of Taro Pharma | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 34 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 20, 2012

Sun Pharma To Buy All Of Taro Pharma

Department: Business
Keywords: active pharmaceutical ingredients, generics, acquisition, India

India’s Sun Pharmaceutical Industries will buy the 34% of shares in Taro Pharmaceutical Industries that it does not already own. Sun has been trying to acquire Israel-based Taro since late 2011. Taro accepted the deal when Sun raised its bid by 61% to $39.50 per share, or about $600 million in total. Taro sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Sun manufactures APIs and generic drugs.

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