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Richter announces the closing of the acquisition of Janssen’s Evra® transdermal contraceptive patch assets


Gedeon Richter Plc. ("Richter") announced on
3 December 2020 that it signed an asset purchase agreement with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV ("Janssen"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, in respect of Janssen's Outside US Evra® transdermal contraceptive patch assets.​

The conditions of the closing were met, consequently the transaction was closed.


About Richter

Gedeon Richter Plc. (, headquartered in Budapest/Hungary, is a major pharmaceutical company in Central Eastern Europe, with an expanding direct presence in Western Europe, in China and in Latin America. Having reached a market capitalization of EUR 3.6 billion (USD 4.1 billion) by the end of 2019, Richter's consolidated sales were approximately EUR 1.6 billion (USD 1.7 billion) during the same year. The product portfolio of Richter covers many important therapeutic areas, including Women's Healthcare, Central Nervous System and Cardiovascular areas. Having the largest R&D unit in Central Eastern Europe, Richter's original research activity focuses on CNS disorders. With its widely acknowledged steroid chemistry expertise, Richter is a significant player in the Women's Healthcare field worldwide. Richter is also active in biosimilar product development.​


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