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Slide #4. Akorn, Inc. — VersaPharm
Akorn, Inc. (AKRX)
Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKRX) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire VPI Holdings Corp., the parent company of VersaPharm Incorporated, for $440 million in cash.
Akorn is a generic pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals, branded as well as private-label over-the-counter consumer health products and animal health pharmaceuticals. Co.'s segments include: Prescription Pharmaceuticals, which primarily consists of generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals in a variety of dosage forms including sterile ophthalmics, injectables and inhalants and non-sterile oral liquids, topicals, nasal sprays and otics; and Consumer Health, which primarily consists of branded and private-label over-the-counter products and animal health products dispensed by veterinary personnel.
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Hold (2.00 out of 4)
(ranked higher than approx. 100% of all stocks covered)
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