Perrigo Company Announces Dividend Increase

ALLEGAN, Mich., Oct 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share, payable on December 14, 2010 to shareholders of record on November 26, 2010. The new quarterly dividend of $0.07 per share represents a twelve percent increase over $0.0625 per share paid in the last four quarters.

Perrigo Company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and consumer products.  The Company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market. The Company's primary markets and locations of manufacturing facilities are the United States, Australia, Israel, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Visit Perrigo on the Internet (http://www.perrigo.com).

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