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Are Emerging Markets Part Of Big Pharma's Core Business?

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

As Big Pharma companies increasingly look to emerging markets to capture some of the growth lost from the patent cliff in the U.S. and Europe, they are also shifting focus more to branded generics, leaving some investors to question whether companies would be better off spinning out their emerging market units, which would leave behind smaller companies focused on the core business of developing and marketing innovative therapies

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