Merial to acquire Animal Health Division of Dosch Pharmaceuticals in India

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Merial, the Animal Health Division of Sanofi, announces that Sanofi has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the Animal Health Division of the Indian company Dosch Pharmaceuticals Private Limited. The Animal Health Division being acquired by Merial has more than 86 products under 50 brands for ruminants, poultry and companion animals. “The acquisition of Dosch’s Animal Health Division will be a significant milestone for Merial and give us a strategic platform for our development in the Indian market,” said Jose Barella, Chief Executive Officer of Merial. Dosch’s existing animal health management team of Animal Health Division, led by Dr Sharat Tugnait, and its current employees, will be integrated into the Sanofi entity and will continue to manage the business operations.