Teva to receive $703 million cash proceeds to progress repayment of term loan debt
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) today announced it has completed the sale of a portfolio of products within its global women’s health business across contraception, fertility, menopause and osteoporosis for $703 million in cash. The portfolio, which is marketed and sold outside of the U.S., includes Ovaleap®, Zoely®, Seasonique®, Colpotrophine®, Actonel® and additional products. The business will be known as “Theramex”.
“Today’s announcement marks the completion of Teva’s planned divestment of specialty products in women’s health,” stated Michael McClellan, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Teva. “Teva is very pleased to complete the sale of our global women’s health portfolio today, which brings a significant influx of cash needed to further progress our ability to repay term loan debt. With the completion of today’s transaction, Teva has generated total proceeds of $2.48 billion from the women’s health divestitures, higher than the previously announced $2.3 billion expected proceeds.”
Morgan Stanley acted as financial advisor to Teva, Ernst & Young served as accounting advisor and Goodwin Procter is Teva’s legal counsel for the transaction.
Rothschild & Co, Royal Bank of Canada, Jefferies LLC and Barclays acted as financial advisors to CVC Capital Partners for the transaction. Latham Watkins and Jones Day acted as legal advisors to CVC Capital Partners.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a leading global pharmaceutical company that delivers high-quality, patient-centric healthcare solutions used by approximately 200 million patients in over 60 markets every day. Headquartered in Israel, Teva is the world’s largest generic medicines producer, leveraging its portfolio of more than 1,800 molecules to produce a wide range of generic products in nearly every therapeutic area. In specialty medicines, Teva has the world-leading innovative treatment for multiple sclerosis as well as late-stage development programs for other disorders of the central nervous system, including movement disorders, migraine, pain and neurodegenerative conditions, as well as a broad portfolio of respiratory products. Teva is leveraging its generics and specialty capabilities in order to seek new ways of addressing unmet patient needs by combining drug development with devices, services and technologies. Teva's net revenues in 2016 were $21.9 billion. For more information, visit www.tevapharm.com.
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