MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico’s deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. Adding poignancy and a touch of the surreal, Tuesday’s magnitude-7.1 quake struck on the […]
Teva to sell women’s health assets to CVC Capital Partners: report
(Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd <TEVA.TA> <TEVA.N> is close to a deal to sell its women’s health assets outside the United States to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, the Fly reported, citing Bloomberg.
The assets could be valued at about $800 million, according to the Bloomberg report. (http://bit.ly/2y03sQx)
Israel-based Teva, the world’s largest maker of generic drugs, has been looking at divestures to help pare its $35 billion debt pile.
The company on Monday agreed to sell its contraceptive brand, Paragard, a part of its women’s health business, to a unit of Cooper Cos <COO.N> for $1.1 billion, on a day the company named industry veteran Kare Schultz as CEO.
CVC Capital was not immediately available for comment, while Teva said it does not respond to market rumors.
(Reporting by Akankshita Mukhopadhyay in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)
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