Sale of Aspen milk formula business approved

2019-05-17 10:36

Aspen Pharmacare says its sale of New Zealand infant-formula business to French company Lactalis International has been approved by authorities

Aspen gets green light for baby milk formula exports to China

2018-01-15 19:37

Aspen Pharmacare has received approval from the China Food and Drug Administration to register its Aspen infant milk formula Alula in China.

Can competition law fix SA’s drug (price) problem?

2017-06-18 06:08

Just because medicine prices are regulated, does not mean they are fair or competitive.

Aspen signs off on GSK drug transaction

2017-03-01 16:33

Aspen Pharmacare says it has signed off on an agreement with GlaxoSmithKline to acquire a portfolio of anaesthetics.

Aspen profit beats expectations, business soars

2015-09-09 13:36

Aspen Pharmacare has posted a gain in profit, beating expectations as the expansion of its international business outweighed the cost of imported materials.

Aspen misses profit estimates

2014-09-10 17:18

Aspen Pharmacare, Africa's biggest drugmaker by value, has missed forecasts with an almost one-third rise in full-year profit.

Adcock dives after PIC snub

2013-11-06 16:25

Shares in Adcock Ingram took a beating after the Public Investment Corporation said its deal with Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals is not in the best interest of its shareholders.

Aspen, GSK thrombosis talks continues

2013-09-05 20:09

Aspen Pharmacare says talks with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline about its $700 bid for drugs and a factory continues.

Aspen buys GSK Aussie drugs for R2.2bn

2012-08-15 12:31

GlaxoSmithKline has advanced its clear-out of non-core drugs with a deal to sell 25 older brands marketed in Australia to South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare.


Aspen CEO sees China overtaking SA as biggest market

2018-03-09 09:19

Aspen Pharmacare sees China eventually overtaking South Africa as its biggest market as the firm completes its transition to a global therapeutics business from an Africa-focused generic-drugs maker.

Aspen off the hook over cancer drug pricing

2017-10-06 07:46

The Competition Commission has announced it would be dropping its investigation against Aspen over excessive pricing for cancer medicines as it could not be substantiated.

Aspen faces EU probe over excessive pricing of cancer drugs

2017-05-15 13:37

Regulators in the European Union say they’ll check that Aspen Pharmacare conducted "so-called price-gouging" by imposing price increases of up to several hundred percent.

Glaxo to sell rest of stake in SA’s Aspen

2016-09-28 19:43

GlaxoSmithKline will dispose of its remaining stake in Aspen Pharmacare less than a month after selling the SA company a portfolio of anaesthetic medicines.

Govt awards R10bn ARV tenders

2014-12-24 11:56

The National Health Department has awarded a R10bn tender to four pharmaceutical firms to supply Aids treatment drugs.

JSE stocks up, resources under pressure

2014-06-30 17:59

Shares on the JSE rose even though resources came under pressure as Anglo American Platinum said it was reviewing options for its Rustenburg operations.

GSK sells thrombosis drugs to Aspen for $1bn

2013-09-30 14:16

UK drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to sell its thrombosis drug brands and a related factory to Aspen Pharmacare for £700m.

Aspen adds $1bn Merck deal in basket

2013-06-28 09:51

Aspen Pharmacare is to acquire drugs and a manufacturing business from Merck in a $1bn deal to bolster its presence in Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Aspen pushes its earnings higher

2011-03-03 13:19

Aspen Pharmacare says its headline earnings from continuing operations rose by 35% to R1.147bn for the half-year ended December 2010.

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