EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

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699 Boylston Street,8th floor,Boston, MA 02116

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11 - 50



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EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which focuses on building a biosimilar business. It focuses on biosimilars, which are biologic drugs that are demonstrated to be highly similar to a previously approved biologic drug, known as a reference product. The company was founded on November 26, 2008 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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Polpharma SA, Genefar BV purchase EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals (Netherlands) BV from EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Taro Pharmaceuticals, Inc. purchase Zalicus Pharmaceuticals Ltd. from EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

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EPIRUS Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. purchases Polpharma Biologics Utrecht BV

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Sun Pharmaceutical We are an international speciality pharma company, with a large presence in the US and India, and a footprint across 41 other markets. In the US, which is our largest market, we have built a strong pipeline of generics, directly and through our subsidiaries Caraco and Sun Pharmaceutical Inc. Taro adds strong dermatology range to this portfolio. In India and rest of the world markets, our brands are prescribed in chronic therapy areas like cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, diabetology, ophthalmology, orthopedics etc. We are market leaders in speciality therapy areas in India. We retain the drive for growth that marked our early days, when we had. begun in 1983 with just 5 products. Since then, we have crossed several milestones to emerge as a leading pharma company in India where we are the 5th largest by prescription sales, a rank that we have retained over a decade. (IMS ORG Stockist Audit, March. 2012) Since the mid- nineties, we have used a combination of growth and acquisition to drive growth. important acquisitions have included those of the US, detroit-based Caraco Parma Labs and a plant at Halol which now holds UKMHRA and USFDA approvals. The 2010 acquisition of Taro Pharmaceuticals doubles our US business and brings us strengths in dermatology and pediatrics

Genefar BV provides investment services. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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TPG Biotech is part of the growth equity and venture investment platform of TPG, the global private investment firm. TPG Biotech targets investments in pharmaceutical discovery and development, medical technology, diagnostics, healthcare and pharmaceutical services, life sciences, as well as industrial applications of biotechnology. TPG Biotech has access to the broader resources of TPG.

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5AM Ventures invests in next-generation life sciences companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of biopharmaceutical, drug delivery technologies and research instruments. They provides financing for early stage and corporate spin-out capital requirements with an investment size ranging from $20 to $30 million and also makes co-investments.

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