Japan’s Fujifilm to buy Danish subsidiary Biogen

The Japanese company Fujifilm has reached an agreement to acquire the Danish bio-chemical company Biogen Manufacturing for US $890 million, in order to strengthen the biopharmaceutical business of the Japanese conglomerate, according to the company.

Fujifilm has indicated that it will maintain the current workforce of the Danish subsidiary of Biogen, which currently consists of some 800 personnel, after the closing of the transaction, which could take place next August.

“At Fujifilm, our goal has always been to bring new value to society through innovation and the creation of new technologies, products and services,” said Shigetaka Komori, president and CEO of Fujifilm.

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