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Central Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Division of UCB Group

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Schwarz Pharma's Middle Way

When the branded generics that long sustained Schwarz Pharma began losing value, and former Big Pharma partners took on their own distribution, the firm realized it must change. The mid-sized European company determined to aggressively in-license products and also began looking for companies to acquire. To fuel its aspirations, Schwarz made an unusual move for a family-owned European company; it issued public stock as a way to get cash and acquisition currency.
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Elan & Athena: Selling out, Trading up

Athena's frustration with Wall Street and with its Big Pharma partners clearly led to its willingness to listen to Elan's acquisition offer-other similarly placed biotechs are likely to abandon strategies focused on independence.
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The New Deal Structures: The Recipe is Creativity

With capital markets depressed and internal R&D growing ever more expensive, biotech and Big Pharma need each other more than ever. But a new wave of skeptical drug partners are forcing humbled biotechs to write deals that minimize risk without driving down the deal's value.
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  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
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  • Private
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  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • UCB Group
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  • Daniel J Desmond, Pres., COO, CEO
  • Contact Info
  • Central Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (812) 522-3915
    120 E. Third Street
    P.O. Box 328 Seymour, IN 47274-0328