Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Actavis, which began as a small New Jersey-based generic pill-maker called Watson Pharma, will take the name Allergan after agreeing to buy its new namesake in the drug industry’s largest deal of last year.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Pre-tax profits at the main Irish subsidiary of US-owned pharmaceutical firm, Forest Laboratories last year increased more than four-fold to $426.49m (€341m).
Tue, 04 Nov, 2014
A spate of takeover activity in the pharmaceutical sector pushed Irish-related acquisition values to a 20-year high in the first half of 2014 and saw the country account for nearly 18% of European merger activity, in value terms.
Thu, 10 Jul, 2014
Dublin-based firm Actavis, one of the world’s largest generic-drugs makers by market value, has agreed to buy Forest Laboratories for about $25bn (€18bn).
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Irish biotechnology company Elan is to be bought by Perrigo — the leading maker of generic over-the- counter drug products in the US — for $8.6bn (€6.5bn).
Tue, 30 Jul, 2013
Elan has said it is focused squarely on exploring a sale of the company, but has offered no potential transaction timeframe, nor hinted at any bid deadlines.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
First round takeover bids for Irish bio-tech firm Elan are not likely to be formally tabled until after the company publishes its half-year results later this month.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
Forest Laboratories, the speciality drugmaker that counts investor Carl Icahn as a major shareholder, is among a handful of companies interested in bidding for Irish biotech firm Elan, sources claim.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013
Pre-tax profits at the main Irish subsidiary of US- owned pharmaceutical firm, Forest Laboratories last year decreased by 47.5% to $626.5m (€489.6m).
Fri, 16 Nov, 2012
THE main Irish subsidiary of US pharmaceutical firm, Forest Laboratories this year paid a dividend of $3 billion (€2.15bn) to its US parent, new figures show.
Fri, 29 Oct, 2010
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