Laurus Labs to acquire the subsidiary company of Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
September 18, 2019, Laurus Labs Ltd. has agreed to acquire 100% shares of Phekolong Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary company of Pharmacare Ltd. t/a Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa, subject to completion of conditions precedent, by way of cash consideration of ZAR 75,000 (Seventy-five thousand South African Rands). The acquisition is expected to be completed by end of November, 2019.
This transaction will provide to the Company access to the South African public antiretroviral (“ARV”) sector, which manages the world’s largest public ARV programme. While Aspen will continue to manufacture the finished dose form ARV’s for the South African public sector, the distribution to this sector will be through the Company’s newly acquired South African subsidiary.