Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the pharmaceutical development company, InnoPharma, Inc., following receipt of United States (U.S.) regulatory approval from all government authorities required by the agreement and other closing conditions.
“We believe this acquisition will help Pfizer build a strong sterile injectables pipeline in areas such as oncology and central nervous disorders,” said John Young, group president, Pfizer Global Established Pharma (GEP). “Sterile injectables is one of several areas of potential growth for GEP. This acquisition reflects our continued view that attractive growth opportunities, both external and organic, exist for the business.”
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PFIZER DISCLOSURE NOTICE
The information contained in this release is as of September 25, 2014. Pfizer assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as the result of new information or future events or developments.
This release contains forward-looking information about Pfizer’s acquisition of InnoPharma that involves substantial risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the uncertainties inherent in research and development; decisions by regulatory authorities regarding whether and when to approve any applications for InnoPharma’s product candidates, as well as their decisions regarding labeling and other matters that could affect their availability or commercial potential; and competitive developments.
A further description of risks and uncertainties can be found in Pfizer’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 and in its subsequent reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K.