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Baker Botts Represents Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH in U.S. Antitrust Review of Transactions with Sanofi


Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is representing its client Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies focusing on researching, developing, and marketing human health and animal health products, in certain proposed transactions with Sanofi.

Specifically, the Baker Botts team will lead the U.S. antitrust review of Boehringer Ingelheim’s purchase of Merial, Sanofi’s animal health unit, and its sale to Sanofi of Boehringer Ingelheim’s consumer health care division.

The Baker Botts team is led by partners Stephen Weissman and William Henry, and associates Ryan Foley and Christine M. Ryu (all in Washington, D.C.).

For more information, please see Boehringer Ingelheim’s news release by clicking here.


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