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Timeline and History

///Timeline and History

Timeline and History

2017-2018

October 11, 2018

  • Signed a definitive agreement to acquire dermatology and oral solids businesses from Sandoz Inc., USA.
  • Signed a definitive agreement to acquire Apotex Inc’s commercial operations in 5 European countries.
  • Started filing Oncology & Hormones, Dermatology and Nasal ANDAs in US.
  • Acquired Generis in Portugal – Focus on differentiated technology platforms and Specialty Pharmaceuticals.
  • Acquired four cell-culture derived biosimilar products from TL Biopharmaceutical AG.

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2014 -2016

October 11, 2018

  • Acquired certain commercial operations in Western Europe from Actavis Plc., a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company
  • Acquired assets of nutritional supplement maker Natrol Inc. and other affiliate entities (Natrol) through its wholly owned subsidiary Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc. (APUSA).
  • Arrow Generiques SAS, a French subsidiary of APL announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the rights title and interest in its products Calcium and Calcium Vitamin D3 in France including the use of the OROCAL trademark from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

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2010-2011

October 11, 2018

  • Entered into licensing and supply agreements with AstraZeneca, one of the world’s leading biopharmaceutical companies to supply several solid dosage and sterile products for emerging markets.
  • Agreement signed with China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (Sinopharm) to divest a majority stake in subsidiary company Aurobindo (Datong) Bio Pharma Co Ltd China (ADBPL)

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2007-2008

October 11, 2018

  • Aurobindo unveiled a new Logo and Corporate Identity at a ceremony in Hyderabad. The new corporate logo reflects the company’s pace of innovation and its industry leadership.
  • Acquired intellectual property & marketing authorizations with TAD Italy, a generic company registered in Italy, to get an access to more than 70 ready to market products.

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2005-2006

October 11, 2018

  • Aurobindo made a strategic entry into the premium markets of USA & Europe with generic formulations, participating in the PEPFAR program initiated by the Government of USA
  • APL acquired UK based Milpharm Limited, engaged in marketing generic formulations in the UK market.

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2004-2005

October 11, 2018

  • Acquired a sterile plant of Dee Pharma.
  • The State Labour Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh awarded Aurobindo the ‘Best Management Award’ in 2005 for the Company’s contributions towards community development, harmonious employee relations and employee welfare.
  • US FDA unit of US Department of Health and Human Science approved the company’s Unit VIII facility and received US FDA clearance for AIDS drugs.

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2003-2004

October 15, 2018

  • JV between APL and Shanxi Tongling Pharmaceuticals launched under the name Aurobindo Tongling (Datong) pharmaceuticals Ltd China
  • APL’s 100% subsidiary company in China commenced commercial production
  • Aurobindo received its first Certificate of Suitability (CoS) approval from the European Directorate for Quality Medicines (EDQM)

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2001-2002

October 15, 2018

  • Launched an exclusive anti-viral division Immune to educate and to provide preventive drug care for HIV/AIDS patients in the country.
  • Launched two more drugs in 2001 namely Efavirenz (Viranz) and Nelfinavir (NELVEX) for the treatment of AIDS.
  • Acquired 79% stake in Ranit Pharma Company under the same management. Ranit Pharma and Calc Private Ltd were amalgamated with APL as of 1st April 2002.

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1999-2000

October 15, 2018

  • Diversified product portfolio further with the introduction of wide range of Cephalosporins (Oral & Sterile) and anti – virals in addition to macrolides, anti-ulcerants, quinolones, semi-synthetic penicillins, and formulations for domestic and export market.
  • Joint Ventures launched for formulations business in US.
  • Sri Chakra Remedies Ltd was amalgamated with the company.

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1994-1995

October 15, 2018

  • Merged with Chaitanya Organics Pvt. Ltd. Commercial production of the pharmaceutical formulation unit started in April.
  • Aurobindo Pharma became a public company in 1995.

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1997-1998

October 15, 2018

  • Glaxo (India) the Indian subsidiary of the UK-based multinational formed an alliance with the company to meet its global bulk drug requirements.

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1992-1993

October 15, 2018

  • Another unit was established for the manufacture of CMIC Chloride, a bulk drug intermediate, at Pashamylaram near Hyderabad

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1988-1989

October 15, 2018

  • Commenced operations during 1988-89 with a single unit manufacturing semi synthetic penicillins (SSPs) at Pondicherry

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1986

October 15, 2018

  • Aurobindo Pharma Limited (APL) one of the world’s top 5 manufacturers of semi synthetic penicillins was incorporated in 26th December 1986 as a private limited company by Mr. P.V.Ramprasad Reddy and Mr. K.Nityananda Reddy

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