ORION CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 30 April 2018 at 12.15 p.m.
Orion has completed the sale of Orion Diagnostica business division
Orion Corporation has completed the sale of all shares in Orion Diagnostica Oy (i.e. the Orion Diagnostica business division) to an investment fund managed by Axcel Management A/S.
The Closing of the transaction took place today, 30 April 2018, so the ownership of Orion Diagnostica has been transferred to the buyer.
Jari Karlson, CFO, Orion Corporation
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Orion is a globally operating Finnish pharmaceutical company - a builder of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The company is continuously developing new drugs and treatment methods. The core therapy areas of Orion's pharmaceutical R&D are central nervous system (CNS) disorders, oncology and respiratory diseases for which Orion develops inhaled Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs. Orion's adjusted net sales in 2017 amounted to EUR 1,034 million and the company had about 3,200 employees. Orion's A and B shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.