pharmaceutical industry

"Mylan and Perrigo Co. are taking their last swings at each other in the final days before Mylan shareholders vote on whether the generic drug maker should make a formal tender offer for Perrigo, an Irish over-the-counter drug specialist that opposes the hostile bid." (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

"Shareholders at Mylan N.V. will decide Aug. 28 whether to allow the company to pursue a $32.7 billion hostile takeover bid for Perrigo Co." (MiBiz)

"In its latest acquisition to grow in Europe, Allegan-headquartered Perrigo Co. plc plans to buy a German maker of dietary supplements." (MiBiz)

Walker-based retailer Meijer Inc. and its distribution arm Meijer Distribution Inc. have filed a class-action lawsuit against Indian generic drug manufacturer Ranbaxy Inc. alleging that the company fraudulently worked to keep other firms’ drugs out of the marketplace, driving up costs. (MiBiz)

Perrigo/Wikimedia Commons

MiBiz Senior Writer Mark Sanchez says moves and counter moves in an effort to take over Perrigo are likely to continue over the summer.