Schering-Plough Splits With Chinese Joint Venture To Complete Global Organon Merger
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Merged company plans expansion throughout China and the Asia-Pacific region.
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The equity transfer of Shanghai Schering-Plough's 45 percent has gone into the final stages of price quotation. According to sources at share-owner Shanghai Pharmaceutical (Group) which is selling its stake, the quotation system still maintains its list price of 66.33 million yuan. Except for original shareholder Schering-Plough China, no other company has submitted application of acceptance; thus, there will be no surprises if Schering-Plough China takes over Shanghai Schering-Plough. So far the equity transaction has started and will be completed at the beginning of July. Shanghai Schering-Plough will then become a wholly-owned subsidiary of a foreign pharmaceutical firm. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)
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