Keyword: Sagent Pharmaceuticals

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Japanese drugmaker buying Sagent to get U.S. beachhead

Japan’s Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical has a pipeline of biosimilars it hopes to sell in the U.S. and figures a beachhead there can only help. To enhance its chances, the drugmaker has struck a deal to acquire U.S. sterile injectables maker Sagent Pharmaceuticals for nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars.