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Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Hikma Pharmaceutical

Hikma Acquires Products from Boehringer Ingelheim

RNS Number : 3688W
Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc
14 November 2017
 

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

 

Hikma acquires products in Europe from Boehringer Ingelheim

 

London, 14 November 2017 - Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC (Hikma) (LSE: HIK) (NASDAQ Dubai: HIK) (OTC: HKMPY), (rated Ba1 Moody's / BB+ S&P, both stable), the multinational pharmaceutical group, announces that it has acquired six products from Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH (Boehringer Ingelheim).  Boehringer Ingelheim is a related party of Hikma for the purposes of the UKLA Listing Rules (LRs) by virtue of its 17% shareholding in Hikma.

 

Hikma has acquired five products in Germany, Alupent, Gastrozepin, Paracefan, Partusisten and Spiropent and one product, Mantadan, in Italy, together with inventory at closing and the supply by Boehringer Ingelheim of a stockpile of the products to cover a transition period of 20 months, for an aggregate consideration of €3 million.

 

The acquisition is a smaller related party transaction under LR 11.1.10R and a sponsor's written confirmation has been obtained stating that the arrangements are fair and reasonable as far as Hikma's shareholders are concerned.

 

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Enquiries

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC

Susan Ringdal, VP Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations     +44 (0)20 7399 2760/ +44 7776 477050

Lucinda Baker, Deputy Director of Investor Relations                     +44 (0)20 7399 2765/ +44 7818 060211

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Ben Atwell/ Brett Pollard                                                                            +44 (0)20 3727 1000

 

 

About Hikma

Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC is a multinational group focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing a broad range of both branded and non-branded generic and in-licensed products.  Hikma operates through three businesses: 'Injectables,' 'Generics' and 'Branded, based principally in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Europe.  In 2016, Hikma achieved revenue of $1,950 million and profit attributable to shareholders of $155 million.  For more information visit www.hikma.com.

 

About Boehringer Ingelheim

Innovative medicines for people and animals have for more than 130 years been what the research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim stands for.  Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the pharmaceutical industry's top 20 companies and to this day remains family-owned.  Day by day, some 50,000 employees create value through innovation for the three business areas human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing.  In 2016, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of around 15.9 billion euros.  With more than three billion euros, R&D expenditure corresponds to 19.6 per cent of net sales.  More information about Boehringer Ingelheim can be found on www.boehringer-ingelheim.com.


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