Shire Plc

Shire Plc

Shire Plc

Date Founded



5 Riverwalk Citywest Business Campus Dublin,, 24, Ireland

Type of Company


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Wholesale: Consumer Non-Durables/Sundries

Company Description

Shire Plc is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution, and sale of medicines. Its products include adderall, advate, adynovate, agrylin, antithrombin 3, aralast, bebulin, buccolam, feiba, firazyr, and foznol. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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Executives & Employees

Head of International Commercial

Head of Technical Operations

Senior Director-Business Development, Specialty Pharma

Senior Vice President, Finance

Board of Directors

Vice President & Assistant Treasurer at Pfizer, Inc.

Director at Takeda Oncology Co.

Director at Shire Plc

Director at Shire Plc

Director at Shire Plc

Director at Shire Plc

Secretary & Director at Shire Plc

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Recent Transactions
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Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. purchases Shire Plc

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AAIPharma, Inc., Rentschler Biotechnologie GmbH purchase Shire Plc /Boston Manufacturing Facility from Shire Plc

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Les Laboratoires Servier SAS purchases Shire Plc /Oncology Business from Shire Plc

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onShire Plc purchases Dyax Corp.

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Advised onShire Plc purchases Baxalta, Inc.

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Advised onShire Plc purchases Baxalta, Inc.

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Advised onShire Plc purchases NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Advised onShire Plc purchases NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Advised onShire Plc purchases NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants

Co-Head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group & Head of the Chicago Citi Office at Citigroup, Inc.


Chairman of Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley

Vice Chairman & Executive Vice President at RP Management LLC


Amgen, Inc. is a biotechnology medicines company, which discovers, develops, manufactures and markets medicines for grievous illnesses. The company focuses on human therapeutics and concentrates on innovating novel medicines based on advances in cellular and molecular biology. It markets recombinant protein therapeutics in supportive cancer care, nephrology and inflammation. The company's products include Neulasta, a pegylated protein, based on the Filgrastim molecule and NEUPOGEN, a recombinant-methionyl human granulocyte colony stimulating factor both of which selectively stimulate the production of neutrophils; Enbrel, an inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor, a substance that plays a role in the body's response to inflammatory diseases; Sensipar/Mimpara, a small molecule calcimimetic that lowers serum calcium levels; Vectibix, a monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the epidermal growth factor receptor; and Nplate, a thrombopoietin receptor agonist that mimics endogenous TPO, the primary driver of platelet production. Amgen was founded by William K. Bowes, Jr., Franklin Pitcher Johnson, Jr., George B. Rathmann and Joseph Rubinfeld on April 8, 1980 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is a healthcare company, which engages in the research, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines, and consumer healthcare products. It operates through the following segments: Pharmaceuticals; Pharmaceuticals R&D; Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. The Pharmaceuticals segment focuses on developing medicines in respiratory and infectious diseases, oncology, and immuno-inflammation. The Pharmaceuticals R&D segment focuses on science related to the immune system, the use of human genetics and advanced technologies, and is driven by the multiplier effect of Science x Technology x Culture. The Vaccines segment produces pediatric and adult vaccines to prevent a range of infectious diseases including, hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough, measles, mumps and rubella, polio, typhoid, influenza, and bacterial meningitis. The Consumer Healthcare segment develops and markets brands in the oral health, pain relief, respiratory, nutrition and gastro intestinal, and skin health categories. The company was founded in 1715 and is headquartered in Middlesex, the United Kingdom.

Cardinal Health, Inc. is a healthcare services and products company, which engages in the provision of customized solutions for hospitals, healthcare systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices. It also provides medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency. The company operates through the following segments: Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical and over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products. The Medical segment manufactures, sources and distributes cardinal health branded medical, surgical and laboratory products. The company was founded by Robert D. Walter in 1971 and is headquartered in Dublin, OH.

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Naurex, Inc. operates as a clinical-stage company, which develops therapies. The firm offers therapies for depression and other disorders in the central nervous system based on a mechanism of action for modulating the NMDA receptor (NMDAR). It offers a line of chemical drug classes, such as glycine-site functional partial agonists, which modulate the receptor in a different way than existing NMDAR agents. The firm provides GLYX-13, an NRX-1050 small molecule series and additional compounds for treatment-resistant depression. The company was founded by Joseph R. Moskal in 2006 and is headquartered in Evanston, IL.

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Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the identification, acquisition, development and commercialization of novel products for the treatment of serious rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. Its product includes Mepsevii and Crysvita. Mepsevii is an intravenous, which is used for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis VII. Crysvita is an antibody administered via subcutaneous injection used for the treatment of XLH. The company was founded by Emil D. Kakkis on April 22, 2010 and is headquartered in Novato, CA.

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DBV Technologies SA is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the research and development of epicutaneous immunotherapy products. The firm focuses on the development of Viaskin, an electrostatic patch, which may offer a convenient, self-administered, and non-invasive immunotherapy to patients. It also designs a robust clinical development program that includes ongoing clinical trials of Viaskin peanut, and Viaskin milk, as well as pre-clinical development of Viaskin egg. The company was founded by Pierre-Henri Benhamou, Stéphane Benhamou, Bertrand Dupont, Christophe Dupont, and Pierre-Yves Vannerom on March 29, 2002 and is headquartered in Montrouge, France.

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Hereditary Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

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Co-Founder at Oak HC/FT Management Co. LLC

ArmaGen, Inc. Biotechnology | San Diego, CA

ArmaGen, Inc. engages in operation of a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing revolutionary therapies for severe neurological disorders. Its products include AGT-110-Brain-penetrating biologic tumor necrosis factor inhibitor (TNFI) for Alzheimer's disease, AGT-115-Brain-penetrating erythropoietin (EPO) for stroke, AGT-160-Brain penetrating anti-amyloid antibody (AAA) for Alzheimer's disease and AGT-181-Brain-penetrating iduronidase (IDUA) for Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Type I (Hurler's syndrome). The company was founded by William M. Pardridge and Ruben J. Boado in 2003 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Nektar Therapeutics Pharmaceuticals | San Francisco, CA

Nektar Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a pipeline of drug candidates that utilize its PEGylation and polymer conjugate technology platforms, which are designed to improve the benefits of drugs for patients. Its product pipeline consists of drug candidates across a number of therapeutic areas, including oncology, pain, anti-infectives, anti-viral and immunology. Nektar's research and development activities involve small molecule drugs, peptides and other potential biologic drug candidates. Its drug candidates are designed to improve the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, half-life, bioavailability, metabolism or distribution of drugs and improve the overall benefits and use of a drug for the patient.

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Biotechnology | San Diego, CA

Halozyme Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative products that advance patient care. Our research targets the extracellular matrix, an area outside the cell that provides structural support in tissues and orchestrates many important biological activities, including cell migration, signaling and survival. Over many years, we have developed unique scientific expertise that allows us to pursue this target-rich environment for the development of future therapies. The company's research focuses primarily on human enzymes that alter the extracellular matrix. Our lead enzyme, the recombinant human hyaluronidase (rHuPH20), temporarily degrades hyaluronan, a matrix component in the skin, and facilitates the dispersion and absorption of drugs and fluids. We are also developing novel enzymes that may target other matrix structures for therapeutic benefit. Our ENHANZE™ Technology is the platform for the delivery of proprietary small and large molecules. We apply our research to develop products in partnership with other companies as well as for our own proprietary pipeline in therapeutic areas with significant unmet medical need, such as diabetes, oncology and dermatology. We market Hylenex® recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection) and have partnerships with Roche, Pfizer, Baxter, ViroPharma and Intrexon.

Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals - New Brunswick, New Jersey

Johnson & Johnson is a holding company, which engages in the research and development, manufacture and sale of products in the health care field. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Health, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. The Consumer Health segment includes products used in the baby care, oral care, beauty, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, women's health, and wound care markets. The Pharmaceutical segment focuses on therapeutic areas, such as immunology, infectious diseases, neuroscience, oncology, pulmonary hypertension, and cardiovascular & metabolic diseases. The Medical Devices segment offers products used in the orthopedic, surgery, cardiovascular & neurovascular, and eye health fields. The company was founded by Robert Wood Johnson I, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson Sr. in 1886 and is headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ.

Bausch Health Cos., Inc. Pharmaceuticals - Laval, Canada

Bausch Health Cos., Inc. engages in the development, manufacture and market of a range of branded, generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, medical devices and over-the-counter products. It operates through the following segments: The Bausch + Lomb/International, Salix, Ortho Dermatologics and Diversified Products. The Bausch + Lomb/International segment consists of the sale of pharmaceutical products, over-the-counter products, and medical devices products. The Salix segment consists of sales in the U.S. of GI products. The Ortho Dermatologics segment consists of sales in the U.S. of Ortho Dermatologics (dermatological) products and global sales of Solta medical aesthetic devices. The Diversified Products segment consists of sales in the U.S. of pharmaceutical products in the areas of neurology and certain other therapeutic classes, in the U.S. of generic products, in the U.S. of dentistry products. The company was founded on March 29, 1994 and is headquartered in Laval, Canada.

Pfizer, Inc. Pharmaceuticals - New York, NY

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