Lundbeck says to divest noncore products to Recordati
COPENHAGEN Dec 14 (Reuters) - Danish pharmaceutical group Lundbeck on Friday said it agreed to divest a number of noncore products to Italy's Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica SpA.
Lundbeck said in a statement the products to be divested did not focus on psychiatric and neurological disorders, which Lundbeck has chosen for its main long-term strategy.
At closing of the sale, expected in the first quarter of 2013, Lundbeck would receive $80 million, with an additional payment of up to $20 million upon product registration transfer, the company said.
The sale would have no influence on Lundbeck's financial forecasts for 2012, it said.
(Reporting by Copenhagen Newsroom; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)