Thursday December 5, 2019

Deal king: How Séamus Mulligan sold his pharma firm for $635m in five years

The lessons of Elan continue to yield rich rewards for the Irish pharma sector

2nd September, 2018
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Séamus Mulligan and his colleagues have just sold Narcan for $635 million

In his autobiography, the leading Irish American entrepreneur Don Panoz names Séamus Mulligan as one of the key people who helped him turn a small firm in Athlone into a pharmaceutical powerhouse that was listed in Dublin, London and New York.

When Mulligan joined Élan, he was a qualified pharmacist who had decided not to join his family business, the Mulligan Pharmacy chain in Waterford and the south-east.

He had got to...

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