- Both Companies Expected to Become Global Leaders in Two Different Sectors of the Pharmaceutical Market1 -
PARIS & INGELHEIM, Germany - Monday, June 27th 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the signing of contracts to secure the strategic transaction initiated in December 2015 which consists of an exchange of Sanofi’s animal health business (“Merial”) and Boehringer Ingelheim’s consumer healthcare (CHC) business. This step marks a major milestone before closing of the transaction which is expected by year-end 2016 and remains subject to approval by all regulatory authorities in different territories. The integration of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Consumer Healthcare (CHC) business into Sanofi and Merial into Boehringer Ingelheim would start after closing.
Upon closing this transaction will be a significant business swap in the pharmaceutical sector and an important event in t
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