Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd:
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited has been acquiring a worldwide recognition in the pharmaceutical market for the last three decades. The company is running its operation through three core segments viz. Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients (PSAI), Global Generics and Proprietary Products.
Active pharmaceutical ingredients are manufactured and marketed by this PSAI segment. These are the essential ingredients for finished pharmaceutical products. In the basis of specific customer requirements, the company is providing active pharmaceutical ingredients and steroids. The Proprietary Product segment refers to the research and development procedures of the firm. Along with that, these segments deals with manufacturing and selling dermatological and neurological therapeutic issues.
The company deals with several therapeutic issues such as respiratory, cardiovascular, respiratory, anti-diabetic, urology, gastrointestinal, nephrology, oncology and stomatology. The company has strong business-relation with Curis Inc. regarding the research, development and marketing of small molecules for precision oncology and precision oncology. Having its head office at Hyderabad in India, Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited was founded in 1984.
About Company Information:
Soon after its establishment with an initial investment of Rs.25 lacs, the company started the manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Intermediates in a 60-tonne manufacturing plant near Hyderabad, India. The Bombay Stock Exchange enlisted the company in 1986. USDA approval for manufacturing Ibuprofen was given to the company for the first time in the year of 1987.
For developing and expanding the market and production of Bulk Actives, the company acquired Benzex Laboratories Pvt Ltd in 1988. Norfloxacin and Ciprofloxacin were started to be exported by the company from 1990 mostly in Europe and East, just a year before commencing formulation exports to Russia in 1991. Dr Reddy's Research Foundation was inaugurated by the company in 1993.
In 1995, the company had gone for a joint venture in Russia. Company's first ANDA was filled with United States Food and Drug Administration for manufacturing Ranitidine in 1997. India-based pharmaceutical company American Remedies Ltd was acquired by the firm in 1999.
The company turned to be the third-largest pharmaceutical organization in India in 2000 when a merger took place between the company and Cheminor Drugs Ltd. Fluoxetine capsules were introduced by the company in 2001.
The company commenced their debut acquisition in abroad when it acquired Meridian Healthcare and BMS Laboratories Limited at the UK in 2002. Ibuprofen was launched as the first generic under Dr Reddy's label at US market in 2003. Roche's API manufacturing business at Mexico was acquired by the company in 2005 just a year back of buying Germany's fourth-largest generic company Betapharm against an amount of Rs.480 million in 2006. Plant's first biosimilar MAb, for treating Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma was introduced by Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited in 2007.
A cent per cent subsidiary of the company with a 'Special Economic Zone' facility namely, Dr Reddys Pharma SEZ Ltd was established during 2009-10. At the same period, an amalgamation with Perlecan Pharma Pvt Ltd took place. The oral penicillin manufacturing plant of Glaxo Smith Kline at Tennessee in the USA was acquired by the company during 2010-11.
US Federal Trade Commission issued an order of consent on November 2014, allowing the acquisition of Novartis Consumer Health Inc.'s Habitrol brand by Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited which was finally announced officially by Dr Reddy's Laboratories in December 2014.
A warning letter was issued from US Food and Drug Administration accusing Dr Reddys Laboratories Limited regarding the API manufacturing plants of the firm at Miryalaguda, Telangana and Andhra's Srikakulam along with the manufacturing facility of Oncology Formulation at Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on November 2015. The company started to intervene in the market of Colombia with premium quality cancer medicines at affordable prices in October of 2016.
The manufacturing, research, future development and commercialization of DFD-06, a topical steroid with enormous potential, had been out-licensed to Encore Dermatology Inc. by Promius Pharma, LLC, a cent per cent owned subsidiary of Dr Reddys Laboratories Ltd in the August of 2017.
How Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, is categorised as a Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Sector, and Pharmaceutical Industry :
The Pharmaceutical Industry includes companies that derive their business by researching, discovering, developing, manufacturing, and marketing and distributing pharmaceutical medicines and drugs.
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd is categorized under the Pharmaceutical and Health care sector and Pharmaceutical Industry. Healthcare sectors consist of firms involved in the medical space. It is one of the multiple sectors that comprise a range of businesses, including ones that offer medical services directly, or to those that work to develop, create and market medical equipment and medicines. It also includes the other services that provide medical insurance and other related products, and many more.
The stocks of health care companies mostly have mixed performance. It is due to the inherent challenges to the industry each year, regulatory uncertainties, fiscal policy concerns, and more.
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