Biotoscana to Acquire United Medical

- January 13th, 2014

Grupo Biotoscana SL, a pharmaceutical company based in Bogotá, Colombia, and majority owned by Advent International and Essex Woodlands, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire United Medical, a group of pharmaceutical companies based in São Paulo, Brazil, to create a pharmaceutical company with commercialization capabilities throughout South America.

Grupo Biotoscana SL, a pharmaceutical company based in Bogotá, Colombia, and majority owned by Advent International and Essex Woodlands, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire United Medical, a group of pharmaceutical companies based in São Paulo, Brazil, to create a pharmaceutical company with commercialization capabilities throughout South America.

“The acquisition of United Medical solidifies our position as a pan-Latin American pharmaceutical company focused on commercializing innovative products that serve significant unmet needs,” said Juan Camilo Palacio, Chief Executive Officer of Biotoscana. “United Medical has a strong commercial presence in the Brazilian specialty pharmaceutical market and a complementary product portfolio, which will strengthen our position in the region.”

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