Drug maker Perrigo to buy Omega in mutibillion dollar deal

Posted On 10 Nov 2014
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The Irish drug maker Perrigo said on Thursday that it had agreed to acquire Omega Pharma, one of the largest providers of over-the-counter health care products in Europe, for about $4.5 billion, including the assumption of debt. The deal is expected to expand Perrigo’s international presence and give it a larger position in the European over-the-counter health care sector. Omega produces about 2,000 products across a variety of categories, including cold and cough medicine, skin care and weight management products.

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