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Baker Botts Advises Novartis on Sale of Sandoz Generic Assets to Aurobindo Pharma

Baker Botts L.L.P. is representing Novartis on the U.S. antitrust clearance of its sale of its Sandoz division’s U.S. dermatology business and generic U.S. oral solids portfolio to Aurobindo Pharma U.S.A., Inc.. The parties announced the transaction on September 5, 2018. The Novartis internal antitrust team on the transaction includes Susan Jones (Head Antitrust Legal, Novartis AG) and Ryan Foley (Sr. Corporate Counsel, Antitrust Americas).

The Baker Botts team is led by partners Steve Weissman and Michael Perry, who are supported by associates Matt Adler and Tim Singer. All are in the firm’s antitrust practice group in Washington, DC.

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