SK Capital Partners signs deal to buy Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings

TORONTO — Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc. has signed a deal to be acquired by U.S. private equity investment firm SK Capital Partners.

Financial terms of the agreement for the Canadian drug company were not immediately available.

Aaron Davenport, managing director at SK Capital, says Apotex is a dynamic, entrepreneurial company with a strong track record of success, underpinned by its diversified product portfolio, robust pipeline of new launches and iconic brand.

Apotex employs nearly 8,000 people around the world in manufacturing, research and development and commercial operations.

It operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the United States, Mexico and India.

The deal is subject to customary regulatory conditions.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 28, 2022.

The Canadian Press