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Mylan to acquire Abbott's non-US branded generics pharma business
11:35 AM MDT | July 18, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz
Mylan (Pittsburgh) has entered into a definitive agreement with Abbott to acquire Abbott's non-US developed markets specialty and branded generics business in an all-stock transaction. Abbott will receive 105 million shares of the combined company, worth approximately $5.3 billion based on Mylan's closing price of $50.20 on 11 July, representing an approximately 21% ownership stake. The transaction will further diversify Mylan's business and strengthen its commercial platform outside the United States, building new opportunities for growth and additional sales...
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