Patheon Closes Acquisition of Agere Pharmaceuticals

Patheon, a leading global provider of high-quality drug development and delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical and biopharma sectors, has closed the previously announced transaction to acquire Agere Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held CDMO, that specializes in improving the absorption rate of medications (bioavailability). The company will become part of Patheon’s pharmaceutical development services unit and operate as a solubility center of excellence in Bend, Ore.

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