Top 10 Pharma Companies in USA 2015

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6. Actavis

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Type: Public

Industry Served: Branded and generic pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical R&D

Founded in the year: 1984

Headquartered in: New Jersey, United states and Dublin, Ireland

Specialized in: Branded and generic pharmaceuticals

Area of operation: More than 100 countries

CEO: Brenton L. Saunders

Key Insights:

• A global pharmaceutical company that focuses on development and marketing of branded pharmaceuticals, over the counter medicines and biochemical products

• They specializes in the key therapeutic areas of Dermatology, neurosciences, urology, cardiovascular and infectious diseases

• Actavis is the owner of world’s third largest generic business

• It also operates world’s third largest generic medicine out-licensing business

• It develops biosimilar products in the area of oncology

• It has more than 40 distribution and manufacturing hubs across the world

• It offers a portfolio of more than 200 products

• It operates with the help of U.S’s third largest eneric pharmaceutical distributor Anda Inc.

• In February, 2015 Actavis announced its’ intention to change its’ name to Allergan which is dependent on Shareholder’s approval

• In December 2014, it received approval for its formulation for treatment of Alzheimers

• It has 27 state of art R&D facilities across the globe that help the company to grow by focusing on research and product development

Key products: Botox, Namenda, Retrosis, Linzess, Latisse, Androderm, Actonel etc.

Revenues $13062M

Market Capitalization 118640

Net Income -$1630 M

Total No. of Employees 21600