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After Brazil Onto China? Amgen Unveils Emerging Market Strategy

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The world's largest biotech company Amgen Inc. aims to triple sales from emerging markets in five years through potential acquisitions and licensing back rights to current products, the company said during an April 21 business review meeting. Amgen's recent purchase of privately held Bergamo of Brazil for roughly $215 million, and its reacquisition of Brazilian rights to certain Amgen products from Mantecorp, indicate more such deals are on the way, analysts say

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