Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

AstraZeneca Focus On China, Emerging Markets, Not Acquisitions

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

U.K.-based AstraZeneca plans to take a path to growth that is different from most of its global competitors; shun acquisitions and concentrate on China. CEO David Brennan says his company does not need a merger or a major acquisition to fare well in the pharmaceutical marketplace, unlike other companies about to participate in another merger mania. Mergers often are considered the best response to periods when drug pipelines are diminished by products losing patent protection. Brennan believes a better response is a focus on reducing costs at home and looking to emerging markets for sales and to instigate innovation. (Click here for more

You may also be interested in...



Could ICER Outreach To US FDA Lead To Better Cost Effectiveness Analyses?

To aid its value assessments, ICER is interested in helping FDA understand the importance of patient-relevant outcomes and consistent endpoints across trials of drugs for the same disease.

Seretide Settlement To Lift Glenmark’s Europe Business

Glenmark can sell its partnered generic rival to GSK’s Seretide Accuhaler dry powder inhaler in certain European markets following a settlement with the UK company. The Indian firm has also shelved divestment plans for its API business, at least for now.

US/India Operation Intercepts Unapproved Drugs, Drug/Device Products

Nearly 500 shipments of illegal and unapproved prescription drugs and combination medical devices were seized at US borders thanks to Operation Broadsword.

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

SC070964

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel