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Atnahs completes acquisition of rights to established Hypertension medicines


Basildon / Cambridge (UK), 2 March   2020 – Atnahs, a Triton Fund V portfolio company, has successfully completed the acquisition of AstraZeneca’s global (ex-India, Japan and US) commercial rights to a portfolio of Cardiovascular medicines used primarily to treat hypertension – namely, Inderal (propranolol), Tenormin (atenolol), Tenoretic (atenolol, chlorthalidone fixed-dose combination), Zestril (lisinopril) and Zestoretic (lisinopril, hydrochlorothiazide fixed-dose combination).

Founded in 2013, Atnahs has significantly increased its product portfolio since inception through its strong relationships with leading pharma companies. The acquisition is a further step for Atnahs to deliver medicines that patients, prescribers, healthcare systems and regulators value as well as building out its Cardiovascular product portfolio. It also underlines the company’s strong track record of being a preferred acquirer for large cap or specialty pharma businesses choosing to divest their established brands.

About Atnahs

Atnahs is a specialty pharmaceutical business, focused on acquiring mature branded medicines out of large cap and specialty pharma companies globally and developing its own niche medicines. Atnahs operates a portfolio of 20 brands with over 1,800 SKUs across more than 140 markets, with a focus on therapeutic areas such as Women’s Health, Pain, Oncology and Cardiovascular.

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About Triton

Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored nine funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial, business services, consumer and healthcare sectors. The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe.

Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvements and growth.

The 42 companies currently in Triton's portfolio have combined sales of around €17.2 billion and around 81,400 employees.

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