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2012-04-25 10:25:31

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) and Actavis Group today jointly announced that Watson has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Actavis for an upfront payment of EUR4.25 billion. As a result of this acquisition, Watson will become the third largest global generics company with 2012 anticipated pro forma revenue of approximately $8 billion. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2012-04-25 10:25:07

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) and Actavis Group today jointly announced that Watson has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Actavis for an upfront payment of EUR4.25 billion. As a result of this acquisition, Watson will become the third largest global generics company with 2012 anticipated pro forma revenue of approximately $8 billion. Actavis, which as a stand-alone company was positioned for strong...

2012-01-24 00:03:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) announced that it has acquired Ascent Pharmahealth Ltd, the Australia and Southeast Asia generic pharmaceutical business of Strides Arcolab Ltd, for AU$375 million in cash. As a result of the acquisition, Watson becomes the fifth largest generic pharmaceutical company in Australia based on revenue, and the combined company will be the second largest in terms of total molecules. Watson also becomes the...

2011-07-12 10:14:00

NAPLES, Fla., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Food Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: IVFH), a marketer and purveyor of premium gourmet food products to professional chefs and to the gourmet consumer market throughout the United States announced today that it has received trademark approval for its Artistre® line of molecular gastronomy products. The trademark, which was awarded to the company's subsidiary, Food New Media Group, Inc. is currently being used in connection...

2011-06-13 07:45:00

HONG KONG, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino Payments, Inc. (www.sinopayments.com) (OTCBB: SNPY) today announced that its Hong Kong subsidiary has booked just over $45,000 in revenue for the month of April 2011. Sino Payments Hong Kong subsidiary in partnership with TAP Group provides processing for SOGO department store egiftcards in Hong Kong as well as payment processing and software services to clients including the HK Government, Watsons stores in several countries in Asia, and...

2011-05-25 06:56:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J. and ATHENS, Greece, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) and Specifar Pharmaceuticals S.A. today jointly announced that Watson has acquired the privately-held multinational generic pharmaceutical developer, manufacturer and marketer for EUR 400 million ($562 million) in cash and certain contingent consideration. As a result of the acquisition, Watson gains a leading generic product development company that develops and out-licenses...

2011-05-16 08:22:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today confirmed that its subsidiary, Watson Pharma, Inc., has launched an authorized generic version of AMRIX® (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules) 15 mg and 30 mg, as part of an agreement with Anesta AG, a subsidiary of Cephalon, Inc. AMRIX is approved for use along with rest and physical therapy to help control muscle spasm associated with acute, painful...

2010-01-21 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today provided a detailed overview of its expanded global operations, enhanced supply chain capabilities and commercial and pipeline developments in its Brand and Generics businesses during an Investor Day meeting held in New York, NY. In conjunction with the meeting, the company is providing its 2010 financial forecast. Watson management predicted continued growth in its Generics, Brand and...

2009-12-02 08:15:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arrow Group for a combination of cash and stock. The purchase creates a financially strong, global specialty pharmaceutical company with over $3 billion in annual revenues and operations in more than 20 countries. "There are several significant benefits to Watson shareholders as a result of this financially smart transaction. Watson...

2009-11-04 05:00:00

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Le Gourmet Chef® stores announced the launch of a new e-commerce website. The site has a refreshing new look, double the number of products and fun interactive features designed to enhance the user experience, simplify shopping and provide on-line customers with a sense of the dynamic experience at Le Gourmet Chef's® retail store locations. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...