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Multinational Law Firm Advises Teva Pharmaceuticals

Pinsent Masons law firm has advised Teva Pharmaceuticals’ subsidiary, Actavis Group PTC, on the successful €84m sale of a suite of consumer healthcare products to Karo Pharma AB.

A sale is a transaction between two or more parties in which the buyer receives tangible or intangible goods, services, or assets in exchange for money. In some cases, other assets are paid to a seller.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is an Israeli multinational pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Petah Tikva, Israel.

It specialises primarily in generic drugs, but other business interests include active pharmaceutical ingredients and, to a lesser extent, proprietary pharmaceuticals.

The transaction transfers ownership of the brand portfolio, comprised of Flux®, Decubal®, Lactocare®, Apobase®, Dailycare® and Fludent® from Teva to Karo. The transaction is is expected to close on April 1.

Actavis Generics is a global pharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing, manufacturing and marketing branded pharmaceuticals, generic and over-the-counter medicines, and biologic products.

Actavis has a commercial presence across approximately 100 countries.

The Pinsent Masons team was jointly led by partners Allistair Booth and Thilo Schneider and included senior associate Ciaran Wilkinson.

Pinsent Masons is an international law firm which specialises in the energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors.

The law firm ranks among the top hundred law firms in the world by turnover.