Aspen Holdings is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Aspen Global Incorporated (“AGI”), has signed an agreement with AstraZeneca AB and AstraZeneca UK (“AstraZeneca”) whereby AGI will acquire the exclusive rights to commercialise AstraZeneca’s global (excluding the USA) anaesthetics portfolio (“the Transaction”).
As of 1 September 2015 Aspen has divested to Strides (Australia) Pharma Pty Ltd a portfolio of its products commercialised in Australia and New Zealand. The range primarily includes the Aspen Generics Product Portfolio and business, including the Chemists’ Own range. Strides, to be called Arrow Pharmaceuticals in Australia, has a core focus on generic product development, and with its strong manufacturing and procurement capabilities has better opportunities to promote and grow this portfolio.
It is with great pleasure and pride we communicate that at the 2014 Aspen Global Recognition Awards held in Johannesburg South Africa on Friday 7 November, John Sedgedin was announced the winner of the Aspen Values Award.
Aspen Nutritionals Australia Pty Ltd is very concerned that a customer has reported finding a lizard in a tin of S-26 Original Progress formula, and is voluntarily withdrawing the affected batch number 40727482A2 while it investigates the issue. No other products or batches are affected, and consumers can continue to use these with confidence.
Aspen Australia is pleased to advise that from the 1st June, 2014 Ferinject® (ferric carboxymaltose) 10ml (500mg) is available on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) as a drug for iron deficiency anaemia.# Ferinject® (ferric carboxymaltose) is available in Australia for the treatment of iron deficiency when oral iron preparations are ineffective or cannot be used. The diagnosis must be based on laboratory tests.
Port Elizabeth – The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) today conferred the degree of Doctor of Commerce (honoris causa) on Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Co-Founder and Chief Executive. Chancellor of the NMMU, Santie Botha said, ‘’It is an honour for NMMU to confer this honorary degree on Stephen Saad. His vision and drive in the world of business is inspiring and as NMMU we acknowledge the turn-around he orchestrated in a Port Elizabeth-based company that provides jobs to people in an economically struggling province’’.
DUBLIN, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perrigo Company plc (NYSE: PRGO;TASE) announced that it has acquired a basket of value-brand OTC products sold in Australia and New Zealand from Aspen Global Inc. for $51 million in cash. The products are primarily sold through the mass retail channel and include the Herron® range of analgesics, vitamins and supplements. This basket of products is expected to generate at least $20 million in annual revenue.