News from Karo Pharma

16 November, 2020

Karo Pharma AB divests its Hospital Supply business, Swereco AB, to J2L Holding AB

As previously announced, Karo Pharma AB (“Karo Pharma”) has carried out a strategic evaluation of the Hospital Supply business unit, Swereco AB (“Swereco”), during the year, where a possible scenario involved a divestment. This process has now been concluded.

25 May, 2020


At today’s annual general meeting of Karo Pharma, the following decisions were passed. The annual general meeting resolved to adopt the income statement and balance sheet for the group and the parent company. The annual general meeting resolved that available funds, including the earnings for the year, were to be carried forward. The annual general...

8 May, 2020

Karo Pharma acquires Pevaryl® brand portfolio from Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson

Karo Pharma Aktiebolag (“Karo Pharma”) today announces the signing and closing of the acquisition of the remaining European rights to the Pevaryl® brand portfolio from Cilag GmbH International, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, for 58 MEUR. The transaction consolidates the ownership of the Pevaryl® brand portfolio, comprised of Pevaryl®, Epi-Pevaryl®,...

1 April, 2020

Karo Pharma enters the Swiss market with direct presence by acquiring Hygis SA

Karo Pharma AB (Karo) has today acquired Hygis SA (Hygis), a Swiss distributing company with exclusive distribution rights to Karo’s brands MultiGyn and MultiMam. Hygis operations is limited to the distribution of these brands and by the acquisition Karo gains control over the direct sales of its brands. Karo expects to reach an annual net...

27 March, 2020

Karo Pharma postpones the Annual General Meeting to 25 May, 2020

The board of directors of Karo Pharma Aktiebolag (”Karo Pharma”) has resolved to postpone the Annual General Meeting to 25 May, 2020. The previously communicated date for the meeting was 29 April 2020. The delay is due to the increased concern of the spread of COVID-19 with the related safety of the participants. A notice...

2 March, 2020

Karo Pharma completes the acquisition of product portfolio from LEO Pharma

Karo Pharma Aktiebolag (“Karo Pharma”) today announces that the acquisition of the intimate care and dermatology product portfolio from LEO Pharma for 90 MEUR, which was signed and announced by Karo Pharma on 23 December 2019 and approved by relevant competition authorities on 20 February 2020, has been completed.

4 February, 2020

Termination of Karo agreement with Pfizer

Karo Pharma AB (“Karo”) has been informed by Pfizer Inc. (“Pfizer”) about its decision to terminate the Research Collaboration and License Agreement, which the two companies entered in December 2011. Following the wind-down of this agreement, there will be no active collaboration agreements between the two companies. This information follows Pfizer’s decision to terminate a...