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Kyorin Rejects Sawai's Merger Proprosal, Leaving Japan's Generics Leader Scrambling Ahead Of Big Pharma Competition

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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TOKYO - In what amounted to a long-weekend consideration, Kyorin Pharmaceutical has rejected Sawai Pharmaceutical's proposal to initiate merger talks, adding a sense of urgency for the generics manufacturer as it tries to find business solutions to fend off generics competition in Japan from major pharma companies

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