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AstraZeneca to acquire generics company to broaden patient access to medicines in China

Press release   •   Dec 08, 2011 11:26 GMT

AstraZeneca today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Guangdong BeiKang Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, a privately-owned generics manufacturing company, based in Conghua City, Guangdong province, China. The deal will give AstraZeneca access to a portfolio of injectable medicines used to treat infections which AstraZeneca will make available to patients in China.