Irish Pharma in E40 Million U.S. Placement

June 8, 2005

Azur Pharma, the biotech firm headed by former Elan executive, Seamus Mulligan, said it has successfully completed a private placement of equity securities worth E40 million. Azur Pharma was founded in March of this year with the aim of, through selective acquisitions, to build a portfolio of established pharmaceutical brands and enhance their value through focused sales and marketing activities and the application of drug delivery technologies.

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