Thwarted buyer Sanofi tries its hand at a $2.1B European generics sale: report
Fierce Pharma ------- After losing out on two sizable deals, Sanofi CEO Olivier Brandicourt recently said his company wasn’t looking to make any big M&A moves right away. Instead, Sanofi might be looking to slim down by prepping the sale of its European generics unit, according to a new report. The French drugmaker wants to hire advisers by the end of this month and conduct an auction after the summer for a deal estimated to be worth about €2 billion ($2.1 billion), sources told Reuters. News of a potential sale comes after Brandicourt last month said his company is “not in a hurry to do M&A.” That represented a significant change from the company’s actions over the last year. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.