Fujifilm Extends Regional Presence Through Danish Acquisition

August 1, 2019
Pharmaceutical Technology Editors

Fujifilm has bought Biogen ApS’ Copenhagen facility for US$890 million.

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies has acquired Biogen Manufacturing ApS near Copenhagen, Denmark for US$890 million in cash, according to a company press release that was issued on Aug. 1, 2019. This is the fourth facility that the contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) has acquired since it was established in 2011.

The new site has nearly 800 employees and includes a large-scale production facility with six 15,000-L bioreactors; an assembly, labeling and packaging facility; and quality control laboratories and warehouses. 

“We will seek to continue the further advancement of the pharmaceutical industry by serving our range of diverse customers’ needs through combining resources of the Biogen (Denmark) Manufacturing ApS and Fujifilm,” said Takatoshi Ishikawa, executive vice president and general manager of Fujifilm Corporation’s Bio CDMO division, in the press release.

Source: Fujifilm