Archive for 2012

Stephen Saad & Health Minister cycle for children’s hospitals

Ceres, Western Cape: Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive started the grueling inaugural 240km Aspen Trans Karoo mountain bike challenge together earlier today to enhance healthcare for children in South Africa. Stephen said, “Raising funds for paediatric healthcare facilities through the Sifiso Nxasana Paediatric Trust for the Children of…

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Aspen announces multi-territory acquisition of GSK OTC products for R2.1 billion

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (“Aspen”) (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) Registration Number 1985/002935/06 Share code APN – ISIN: ZAE000066692 (“Aspen Holdings”) ASPEN ANNOUNCES MULTI-TERRITORY ACQUISITION OF GSK OTC PRODUCTS FOR R2.1 BILLION Durban, South Africa: Aspen Holdings is pleased to announce that the Aspen Group (“Aspen”) has reached agreement with GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK”)…

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Stephen Saad raises funds for children’s hospitals

Durban: South African pharmaceutical social entrepreneur, Stephen Saad, has embarked on a personal initiative to help raise funds for paediatric healthcare facilities in South Africa. Stephen Saad said, “I fully embrace the social obligation to raise funds for the healthcare needs of underprivileged children and I’m calling on all organisations that have an interest in…

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Aspen increases revenue by 31 percent

Johannesburg – JSE Ltd listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (Apn), Africa’s largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, has announced pleasing results for the interim period ended 31 December 2011, once again proving Aspen’s resilience across its global businesses. Group Performance Revenue from continuing operations rose by 31 percent to R7.5 billion (R5.7 billion). Operating profit before amortisation from…

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