Warburg close to deal for Slovakofarma

A spokesman for the US firm Warburg Pincus has said talks on a takeover of drugs maker Slovakofarma, long a blue chip on the Bratislava bourse, have entered the final stages.

Warburg has said that after acquiring Slovakofarma it will merge it with the Czech Lečiva to create a larger regional player.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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