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Aspen meets with French Prime Minister Philippe and members of his cabinet

July 23, 2018

Aspen was one of the few companies invited by French Prime Minister Edward Philippe to attend the Health Industry Strategic Meeting on 9 July 2018 at the Matignon, Paris – the official office of the Prime Minister. Represented by Stavros Nicolaou and Fabrice Jover, Aspen had an opportunity to hold brief discussions with Prime Minister…

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Aspen’s continued commitment to Mandela Day

July 16, 2018

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, is, for the eighth consecutive year, participating in Mandela Day through activities hosted by its businesses spanning 6 continents. Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive said, “We heeded the Mandela Day call for the first time in 2011 and we…

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Aspen opens R1 billion high containment facility

May 7, 2018

Port Elizabeth – JSE Limited-listed Aspen Pharmacare (APN), South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, officially opened its R1 billion Port Elizabeth-based high containment facility earlier today. Stephen Saad, Aspen Group Chief Executive said, “Aspen continues its evolution into a global specialty manufacturer of niche products requiring complex technologies. The high potency manufacturing facility we are opening…

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Aspen presented with the Ubuntu Economic Diplomacy (Africa) Award

March 22, 2018

Cape Town – JSE Limited-listed Aspen Pharmacare (APN), South Africa’s largest pharmaceutical company, was presented with the Economic Diplomacy (Africa) Award by the South African Government at the prestigious 4th annual Ubuntu Awards, held in Cape Town on 22 March 2018. Accepting the award from Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of International Relations and Cooperations (“Dirco”) on…

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Aspen delivers double digit revenue and earnings growth

March 8, 2018

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, has announced favourable results for the six months ended 31 December 2017. Aspen Interim Results release March 2018

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CNBC Exclusive with Aspen CEO Stephen Saad

January 23, 2018

Aspen Pharmacare billionaire Steven Saad opens up with the inside story of the fall of his shares. Exclusive on CNBC Africa first in business worldwide. CNBC Exclusive with Aspen CEO Stephen Saad from Aspen Pharmacare Pty Limited on Vimeo.

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Aspen increases revenue 16% to R41.2 bn

September 14, 2017

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, has announced pleasing results for the year ended 30 June 2017. Download (PDF 86.7KB)

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Financial Mail cover story – 22 June 2017

June 26, 2017

Price gouging is not in Aspen’s DNA, says founder Stephen Saad, incensed at the thought that his company would exploit the sick. But Aspen’s predicament, and that of all drug firms, boils down to the tension between a drug company’s perceived responsibility to provide life-saving drugs to patients at a reasonable price, and its natural…

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Partnering with the South African Department of Health to Enhance Public Healthcare

June 9, 2017

One of Aspen’s key business imperatives is the creation of stakeholder value. The communities Aspen operates within remain amongst the Group’s most important stakeholders, with healthcare being one of the key aspects to ensuring sustainable communities. While South Africa is currently burdened with one of the world’s most disproportionate disease profiles, it also has enthusiastic…

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Aspen cleared of alleged anti-competitive behavior by DA

May 29, 2017

Durban – JSE Limited-listed Aspen Pharmacare (APN), a leading pharmaceutical company in the southern hemisphere, has welcomed the statement issued by the Democratic Alliance (“DA”) earlier today in which it has confirmed that it is satisfied that there is no evidence that Aspen has engaged in alleged anti-competitive behavior as per the DA’s statement issued…

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