Perrigo acquires Patheon's Mexican operations for $34 million in cash
Perrigo, a consumer goods and pharmaceutical company headquartered in Ireland, has acquired the Mexican operations of Durham, N.C.-based Patheon for $34 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to be immediately accretive to calendar 2015 adjusted EPS after the exclusion of estimates for intangible amortization and transaction-related costs.
Joseph C. Papa, Perrigo chairman, president and CEO, said, "Perrigo has long desired to be a prime manufacturer of softgel products and we believe the acquisition of Patheon's Mexican operations serves as an ideal entry point into the space. Additionally, and importantly, we believe Perrigo is uniquely positioned to maximize the potential of the business by leveraging our own Mexican operations to drive growth and value for our customers and shareholders."