November 25, 2014 6:25 PM ET

Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview of Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A.

Company Overview

Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A. produces and sells pharmaceutical products for healthcare professionals and consumers in Brazil. It offers a portfolio of prescription, non-prescription, and generic drugs, as well as skin care products, nutraceuticals, and probiotics. The company also exports its products to Mexico. Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Guarulhos, Brazil.

Rodovia Presidente Dutra, Km 222.2

Harbor Church

Guarulhos, SP 07034-904

Brazil

Founded in 1966

Phone:

55 11 2608 6000

Fax:

55 11 2608 6178

Key Executives for Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A.

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Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A. Key Developments

BioGaia Signs Long-Term Agreement with Aché

BioGaia has signed a long-term agreement with Aché, for the exclusive rights to sell BioGaia's probiotic drops and tablets in Brazil. The products will be co-branded and launch is planned to mid 2014.

Suitors Reportedly Plan Second-Round Bids For Aché Laboratórios

Pfizer Inc., Novartis AG and Abbott Laboratories are in race to acquire Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A., Reuters reported citing people close to the matter. The potential transaction is valued more than $5 billion. The suitors are weighing second-round bids, which are due in second half of April, the report stated. Aché Laboratórios is controlled by Dellape Baptista, Siaulys and Depieri families. The sale is facing hurdles due to disputes among the stakeholders and also forced GlaxoSmithKline plc to walk out of the bidding process last month. The Baptista and Siaulys families still intend to sell their stake and have retained Lazard for the process. The Depieri family intends to hold on to its stake and is looking for local partners to acquire the Baptista and Siaulys families’ stakes. The Depieri family is known to have retained BTG Pactual to develop a new business plan for the company.

GSK Seeks To Acquire Aché Laboratórios

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) announced that it is considering acquisitions in Brazil, especially Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A. According to Handelsblatt Wirtschafts, GSK is ready to pay between $3 billion and $4 billion for the potential acquisition of Ache.

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