Jubilant Life Sciences subsidiary Jubilant Pharma will acquire the radiopharmacy business of US-based Triad Isotopes for an undisclosed sum.
“Jubilant Pharma Ltd (JPL). through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has signed an asset purchase agreement with Triad Isotopes Inc and its parent, Isotope Holdings Inc (Triad) to acquire substantially all of the assets which comprise the radiopharmacy business of Triad,” Jubilant Lifesciences said in a BSE filing.
It further said: “The acquisition will be funded through JPL’s internal accruals and is likely to be earnings accretive in the first full year of operations. Triad recorded revenues in excess of USD 225 million in the calendar year 2016 with positive EBITDA.”
Jubilant Life Sciences said Triad operates the second largest radiopharmacy network in the US with more than 50 pharmacies, distributing nuclear medicine products to the largest National GPOs, regional health systems, stand-alone imaging centers, cardiologists, and hospitals.
“The acquisition is a strategic fit to Jubilant’s niche nuclear medicine business and will provide Jubilant with direct access to hospital networks with the ability to deliver more than 3 million patient doses annually through approximately 1,700 customers,” Jubilant Life Sciences said.
The acquisition will facilitate Jubilant forward integrate into the radiopharmaceutical business, thereby helping it better directly serve healthcare providers and their patients with high-quality radiopharmaceutical products,” it added.
The company said the completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including contract, regulatory and other approvals.
Shares of Jubilant Life Sciences were trading 2.91 per cent higher at Rs 755.80 on BSE.