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Aspen confirms non-binding term sheet on manufacture and sale of an Aspen- branded COVID-19 vaccine throughout Africa

Nov 30, 2021

Durban, South Africa – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, is pleased to confirm that one of its wholly-owned South African subsidiaries, Aspen SA Operations (Pty) Limited (“Aspen SA”), has confirmed a non-binding term sheet with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, two of the Janssen…

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Aspen welcomes Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to its Gqeberha manufacturing site

Nov 24, 2021

Gqeberha, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, earlier today welcomed Kenyan President, His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta, to its world class flagship manufacturing site in Gqeberha. President Kenyatta’s visit to Aspen forms part of a broader collaboration and deepening of ties between South Africa and Kenya to lessen Africa’s dependence on…

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Minister Ebrahim Patel opens Aspen’s world class general anaesthetic manufacturing line

Oct 25, 2021

Gqeberha, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, earlier today hosted the Honorable Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mr Ebrahim Patel who officially opened Aspen’s world class general anaesthetics production line at its Gqeberha-based flagship manufacturing site. This manufacturing capability will convert Aspen’s Gqeberha facility into one of the largest manufacturing…

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Aspen increases revenue from continuing operations by 12% to R37,8 billion

Sep 1, 2021

Johannesburg – JSE Limited listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited (APN), a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, is pleased to report the following salient financial results for the year ended 30 June 2021: Revenue from continuing operations increased by 12% to R37,8 billion (June 2020: R33,7 billion*); Normalised EBITDA from continuing operations increased by 3% to…

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Stephen Saad discusses the J&J vaccine release with eNCA’s Sally Burdett

Jul 27, 2021

Aspen confirmed on 26 July 2021 that the first supplies to South Africa of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, from the new API source located in Europe, were being released to Johnson & Johnson from its flagship Gqeberha-based manufacturing site. These vaccines will be further distributed throughout South Africa in line with the various…

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Aspen confirms release of Covid-19 vaccines to Johnson & Johnson for supply to South Africa

Jul 26, 2021

Durban, South Africa – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, is pleased to confirm that the first supplies to South Africa of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, from the new API source located in Europe, will be released to Johnson & Johnson from its flagship Gqeberha-based manufacturing site later today. These vaccines will…

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CNN Live – Aspen’s US$700m investment in equitable vaccine access for Africa

Jul 8, 2021

“Over 90% of our vaccines are imported. A high majority from #India. When India cut off all exports, #Africa was left without vaccines.” Stephen Saad, CEO @aspenpharma discusses their recent $700M investment & ensuring future Africa supplies.

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Aspen statement on manufacture and supply of COVID-19 vaccines

Jun 14, 2021

Durban – Aspen, a global multinational specialty pharmaceutical company, was extremely disappointed to learn over the past weekend that specific batches of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine manufactured at our Gqeberha production site and designated for the South African market have to be destroyed due to the Good Manufacturing Practice risk of isolated material…

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Video: Presentation of Order of Merit to Stephen Saad by President Macron

May 31, 2021
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French National Order of Merit conferred on Aspen’s Stephen Saad

May 28, 2021

Pretoria – The Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Mérite (Knight of the French National Order of Merit) was bestowed upon Stephen Saad, Aspen’s Group Chief Executive, at the University of Pretoria earlier today.  The national order, originally announced on 11 March 2019, was presented by President Emmanuel Macron at a small event with limited guests…

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Shauneen Beukes
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+27 31 580 8600
+27 82 389 8900
sbeukes@aspenpharma.com

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