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2014-05-09 08:26:36

ST. LOUIS, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, K-V Pharmaceutical Company ("KV") announced that Paul Williams - a seasoned executive with extensive experience in both neonatal health and the bio-pharmaceuticals business - has joined the company to lead its Women's Healthcare Division. KV recently underwent a broader reorganization of the Company's operations, creating two new business units: the Women's Healthcare Division, led by Williams, and the Maternal Health Division, led by...

2014-05-05 08:29:56

-- Companies Schedule Shareholder Meetings for June 17, 2014 -- DUBLIN and NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") by Actavis plc on March 25, 2014 and amended on May 2, 2014 (the "Form S-4"), which includes a joint proxy statement of Actavis and Forest, was declared effective on May 2, 2014. The...

2014-04-30 08:32:07

- First Quarter 2014 GAAP Earnings Per Diluted Share of $0.55 - DUBLIN, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today reported net revenue increased 40 percent to $2.66 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, compared to $1.90 billion in the first quarter 2013. On a non-GAAP basis, diluted earnings per share for the first quarter 2014 increased to $3.49, compared to $1.99 per diluted share in the first quarter 2013. GAAP earnings per diluted share for the first...

2014-04-29 08:34:05

BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) ("Columbia" or "the Company") today announced financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Total revenues grew 15% to $7.2 million compared to $6.3 million in the first quarter of 2013; -- Cash flow from operations increased to $0.9 million as compared with $0.7 million in the first quarter of 2013; -- Repurchased...

2014-04-28 16:31:49

DUBLIN, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has filed suit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) challenging the Agency's decision regarding its entitlement to shared 180-day marketing exclusivity for its generic version of Celebrex(®) (celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules. Actavis maintains that the FDA improperly awarded sole exclusivity on generic Celebrex(®) to...

2014-04-24 08:36:01

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Pfizer, Inc. to settle all outstanding patent litigation related to Actavis' generic version of Celebrex(® )(celecoxib) 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg capsules. Celebrex(®) is indicated for the relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, and for the management of acute pain in adults. Under the terms...

2014-04-21 08:26:22

DUBLIN, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today announced that G. Frederick Wilkinson, President, Actavis Global R&D, will leave the Company effective April 25, 2014. The Company noted that Mr. Wilkinson has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL). "Over the past five years, Fred has played an essential role in our evolution from a primarily generics company to a leading specialty...

2014-04-21 08:26:05

HAYWARD, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Impax Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IPXL) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed G. Frederick Wilkinson as Impax's President and Chief Executive Officer effective April 29, 2014. Mr. Wilkinson, who previously served as President, Actavis Global Research and Development at Actavis plc succeeds Larry Hsu, Ph.D. who is retiring. "A long-time industry leader, Fred's extensive experience in managing generic, brand, R&D,...

2014-04-17 16:27:20

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into agreements with Akorn, Inc. and Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co. Inc. to purchase four currently marketed products and one product under development for cash consideration. The closing of the purchase agreements are contingent upon the consummation of Akorn's acquisition of Hi-Tech. Financial terms of the agreements were not disclosed. The...

2014-04-17 16:27:16

DUBLIN and NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) and Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) today announced that they have each received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with Actavis' pending acquisition of Forest. The information request was issued under notification requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR Act"). The effect of the second...


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