Sun Pharma acquires US-based Pharmalucence

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Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries has acquired US-based Pharmalucence Inc for an undisclosed amount.

Pharmalucence, which has sterile injectable capacity in the US, has been acquired by one of the subsidiaries of Sun Pharma, the Mumbai-based firm said in a statement today.

The company, however, did not disclose the financial details of the deal.

Earlier this year, Sun Pharma had acquired Ranbaxy Laboratories in an all-stock transaction with a total equity value of $3.2 billion along with debt of $800 million, taking the overall deal value to $4 billion.

Sun Pharma shares were trading at Rs 748.30, up 1.30 per cent from its previous close.

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