Akorn, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKRX), a niche generic pharmaceutical company (the “Company”), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Akorn India Private Limited (“AIPL”), has completed and closed the previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Kilitch Drugs India Limited (“KDIL”), a leading contract manufacturer of sterile injectables in India, as well as certain assets of NBZ Pharma Limited.
Raj Rai, Chief Executive Officer commented, “We look forward in establishing our global presence with this acquisition as well as expanding our capabilities in becoming a world class sterile injectables manufacturer. We also look forward in working closely with the Promoters of KDIL to provide a smooth transition in the coming months.”
About Akorn, Inc.
Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of multisource and branded pharmaceuticals. Akorn has manufacturing facilities located in Decatur, Illinois and Somerset, New Jersey where the Company manufactures ophthalmic and injectable pharmaceuticals. Additional information is available on the Company’s website at www.akorn.com.
About Kilitch Drugs India Limited
Kilitch Drugs (India) Limited [BSE: 524500; NSE: KILITCH] is a listed Indian pharmaceutical company engaged in manufacturing and marketing of generic pharmaceutical formulations in multiple dosage forms, including injectables (liquid and dry), solids, liquids and parenterals. The company has two formulation manufacturing facilities, located in Navi Mumbai and Paonta Sahib, and it has forayed into marketing and distribution of ophthalmology range of products in India and certain overseas markets. Additional information is available on Kilitch’s website at www.kilitch.in.
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