Akorn Shareholders Approve Merger Agreement with Fresenius Kabi

Akorn announced its shareholders have voted to approve the previously announced merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Akorn by Fresenius Kabi, a subsidiary of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA.

The transaction remains subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, and the companies expect the acquisition will close by early 2018.

Akorn is a specialty generic pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of multisource and branded pharmaceuticals. Akorn has manufacturing facilities located in Decatur, Illinois; Somerset, New Jersey; Amityville, New York; Hettlingen, Switzerland and Paonta Sahib, India that manufacture ophthalmic, injectable and specialty sterile and non-sterile pharmaceuticals.

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