Kemwell Biopharma Acquires Cirrus Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Jul 29, 2013

Kemwell Biopharma, a global bio/pharmaceutical contract services company headquartered in Bangalore, India, announced that it has acquired Cirrus Pharmaceuticals Inc., a contract development services company based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA.

Since its inception in 1997, Cirrus has developed expertise in inhalation, parenteral, transdermal, topical and liquid dosage forms. It also offers stand-alone analytical services including stability studies.

Kemwell’s corporate objective is to build a leading global bio/pharmaceutical contract services company, said Anurag Bagaria, chairman and MD of Kemwell in a press statement. Cirrus will complement the existing contract services offered by Kemwell with early stage innovative product development. Kemwell will now provide customers with a complete solution from early development in the US to commercial manufacturing in Kemwell’s EMA, FDA, and PMDA approved facilities in India and Sweden.”

Source: Kemwell Biopharma