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KKR buys stake in Indian firm Gland Pharma for $200 million

2:49 AM MST | December 2, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

KKR, a leading global investment firm, says it will acquire a minority stake in Gland Pharma (Hyderabad, India), a leading Indian pure-play generic injectables pharmaceutical products company focusing mainly on the US market. KKR will pay approximately $200 million for the entire stake held by Evolvence India Life Sciences Fund, an existing private equity investor in Gland. The transaction, which will give KKR approximately 35% in Gland, is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.    Gland, established in 1978, develops...

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