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11 Feb 2016

Mylan to acquire Swedish Drug Maker Meda for $7.2 Billion

Acquring Company: Mylan
Acquired Company: Meda

Deal Value: $7.2 billion

Deal Expected Outcome : The combination of Mylan and Meda will create a diversified global pharmaceutical leader with an expansive portfolio of branded and generic medicines and a strong and growing portfolio of over-the-counter (OTC) products. The combined company will have a balanced global footprint with significant scale in key geographic markets, particularly the U.S. and Europe. The acquisition of Meda also provides Mylan with entry into a number of new and attractive emerging markets, including China, Southeast Asia, Russia, the Middle East and Mexico, complemented by Mylan’s presence in India, Brazil and Africa. Mylan and Meda have a highly complementary therapeutic presence, which will create a leading global player in respiratory / allergy, and achieve critical mass in dermatology and pain, offering greater opportunities for growth in these categories.

*Deal is yet to be concluded.

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