Key benefits of the transaction include:
-- Exceptional Fit Supporting Teva's Long-Term Strategy: The transaction combines two industry-leading companies, further enhancing Teva's lead in the U.S. and delivering increased scale and expanded geographic footprint in key global growth markets.
-- Expanding the Breadth of the Product Portfolio and Pipeline: Teva and Barr's product offerings are highly complementary, extending Teva's product portfolio and pipeline into new and attractive product categories. The combined company will have over 500 currently marketed products; more than 200 ANDAs pending with the FDA with annual brand sales of greater than $120 billion, including approximately 70 first to file Paragraph IV challenges; and approximately 3,700 product registrations pending with various regulatory authorities worldwide, primarily in Europe.
-- Strengthening Teva's Balanced Business Model: The transaction also bolsters Teva's specialty pharmaceutical platform through the addition of Barr's substantial women's health portfolio to Teva's respiratory franchise, further enhancing and diversifying Teva's balanced business model. Additionally, this transaction augments Teva's biologics capabilities.
-- Compelling Value Consistent with Stated Acquisition Criteria: The combination is expected to deliver significant revenue and cost synergies based on numerous operational efficiencies, increased scale and geographic scope. Teva anticipates the transaction will generate at least $300 million in annual cost savings within 3 years and will continue to provide additional cost savings well beyond 2011. The transaction is expected to be accretive to GAAP earnings in the fourth quarter after closing. The acquisition offers considerable value with a financial structure that preserves Teva's strong balance sheet and flexibility.
-- Enhanced Growth and
|SOURCE Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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