Epstein Becker Green Successfully Assists Client in $2.6 Billion Acquisition

October 14, 2009

Epstein Becker Green attorneys successfully assisted their client, Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd., in conducting health regulatory due diligence and negotiating a purchase agreement to be used in connection with the client's acquisition of Sepracor, a publicly-traded international pharmaceutical manufacturer. The purchase was valued at approximately $2.6 billion. This deal enables Dainippon, a Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer, to expand its products into the U.S. market. The deal closed on October 14, 2009.

The EBG team included Amy Dow in the Chicago office and Constance A. Wilkinson in the Washington, DC, office.