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Cephalon moves into generics via CHF622.5mm Mepha buy

Executive Summary

In its first European takeover since cancer company Zeneus Pharma in 2005, Cephalon will acquire Switzerland's Mepha AG for CHF622.5mm ($586.5mm), or approximately 1.6 times the sales that the private generics producer achieved in 2009.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Controlled Release
      • Topical Delivery
    • Generic Drugs
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Includes Contract

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