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Mylan's $1.6 billion acquisition of Indian generic pharma group Agila expected to get clearance

7:12 AM MDT | August 17, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Mylan’s (Canonsbury, PA) $1.6-billion takeover of Agila Specialties (Bangalore, India) is expected to be cleared by the government, Indian media reports citing Anand Sharma, Commerce and Industry Minister. "The present proposals, before the Foreign Investment Promotion Board, or as approved by it, will go through under the existing policy," he said after a meeting on Friday chaired by India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The takeover, expected to be cleared by the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs, will be one of the largest such...

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