Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.

Profile

Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, India's largest pharmaceutical company, is an integrated, research based, international pharmaceutical company, producing a wide range of quality, affordable generic medicines, trusted by healthcare professionals and patients across geographies. Ranked 8th amongst the global generic pharmaceutical companies, Ranbaxy today has a presence in 23 of the top 25 pharmaceutical markets of the world. The Company has a global footprint in 49 countries, world-class manufacturing facilities in 11 countries and serves customers in over 125 countries.

In June 2008, Ranbaxy entered into an alliance with one of the largest Japanese innovator companies, Daiichi Sankyo Company Ltd., to create an innovator and generic pharmaceutical powerhouse. The combined entity now ranks among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies, globally. The transformational deal will place Ranbaxy in a higher growth trajectory and it will emerge stronger in terms of its global reach and in its capabilities in drug development and manufacturing.

Vision & Aspirations

Ranbaxy is driven by its vision to achieve significant business in proprietary prescription products by 2012 with a strong presence in developed markets. The Company aspires to be amongst the Top 5 global generic players and aims at achieving global sales of US $5 Bn by 2012.

Financials

Ranbaxy was incorporated in 1961 and went public in 1973. For the year 2008, the Company recorded Global Sales of US $ 1,682 Mn, reflecting a growth of 4%. The Company has a balanced mix of revenues from emerging and developed markets that contribute 54% and 39% respectively. In 2008, North America, the Company's largest market contributed sales of US $ 449 Mn, followed by Europe garnering US $ 330 Mn. Business in Asia has been going strong with India clocking sales of around US $ 300 Mn with market leadership in several business segments, backed by strong brand-building skills.

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