Pfizer reaches agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim to divest animal health assets in connection with regulatory approval process
Clients Pfizer Inc.
Jones Day represented Pfizer Inc. in its recently announced agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim to divest certain animal health assets in connection with the regulatory approval process associated with Pfizer's pending acquisition of Wyeth. Under the terms of the agreement, Boehringer Ingelheim will acquire products, research and manufacturing facilities, located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, as well as related assets and intellectual property, primarily from Wyeth's Fort Dodge Animal Health portfolio in the U.S. and Canada. Boehringer Ingelheim also intends to acquire certain animal health assets in other jurisdictions, including companion animal vaccines in Australia, and cattle vaccines in the European Union and South Africa.