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Strides to get $42 mn after Mylan's claims over Agila sale get rejected

Shares of Strides were trading 0.69 per cent lower at Rs 469 apiece on BSE

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Pharma Science Wednesday said it will receive $42 million (approx Rs 2.95 billion) from an escrow account after an international arbitration panel rejected US-based Mylan's claims over sale of its injectables producer Agila Specialities Private to in 2013.

Pharma Science and its wholly-owned subsidiary completed the sale to Laboratories and Institutional of Agila Specialties Private Limited and Agila Specialties Global Pte Ltd in December 2013 for a total consideration of up to $1.75 billion.

"Mylan made claims against the general claims escrow which included a third-party claim that was subject to resolution under international arbitration. The claims in that arbitration were rejected in their entirety.

"will receive $42 million towards full and final release of the general claims escrow immediately," Strides said in a regulatory filing.

Shares of Strides were trading 0.69 per cent lower at Rs 469 apiece on BSE.

First Published: Wed, December 19 2018. 11:40 IST
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