Teligent Completes Acquisition of Alveda Pharmaceuticals' Assets

Accretive Transaction Extends Reach to Canadian Market

Nov 16, 2015, 08:00 ET from Teligent, Inc.

BUENA, N.J., Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Teligent, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLGT; "Teligent" or the "Company"), a New Jersey-based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Alveda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for $47 million CAD in cash. Announced in October 2015, the accretive transaction provides Teligent a platform to expand its specialty generic pharmaceutical portfolio of products across Canada.

''We look forward to building on the successful business that the Alveda team has created over the last several years,'' said Jason Grenfell-Gardner, President and CEO of Teligent. ''We see great opportunities to integrate our R&D capabilities with the commercial and regulatory strengths of our new colleagues in Canada.''

As part of the deal closing, the Company announced the appointment of Mike Bethell as General Manager, Canada for Teligent. ''Mike has been with Alveda from the beginning. He has played a significant role in driving the company's growth, and we look forward to his leadership and market expertise to further build our business in Canada.''

About Alveda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Alveda had net sales of approximately $16.0M CAD for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2015.

Alveda has a pipeline of 8 injectable products, 4 of which are under review by Health Canada. In addition, the business currently sells a portfolio of 17 molecules (36 injectable presentations) in the Canadian market. We believe that Alveda is the market leader in Canada for most of the products in the company's catalogue.

The currently marketed injectable products include:

  • atropine sulphate
  • acetylcysteine
  • dimenhydrinate
  • ergonovine maleate
  • furosemide
  • irinotecan
  • lidocaine
  • lidocaine with epinephrine
  • piperacillin tazobactam
  • methylene blue
  • naloxone
  • succinylcholine chloride
  • sodium chloride
  • sterile water
  • epinephrine

Alveda will begin its transition to operate under the corporate name Teligent in 2016.

About Teligent, Inc.

Teligent, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLGT) is a specialty generic pharmaceutical company. Our mission is to be a leading player in the specialty generic prescription drug market. For more information, visit and

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ContactJenniffer Collins Teligent, Inc. (856) 697-4379

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