SOURCE: DPx Holdings B.V

Patheon

October 01, 2014 09:00 ET

DPx Holdings Aligns Business Units to Support Company Strategy for End-to-End Integrated Development Offering OneSource™

DURHAM, NC--(Marketwired - October 01, 2014) - DPx Holdings B.V., privately owned by JLL Partners and Royal DSM, is pleased to announce the renaming of its DSM Fine Chemicals business unit to DPx Fine Chemicals™. This change aligns with the name and strategy of DPx Holdings further supporting the integration of its businesses.

DPx Holdings is the privately held parent company of the Patheon®, DPx Fine Chemicals and Banner Life Sciences™ businesses and is a leading provider of CDMO services, pharmaceutical products for the pharmaceutical industry and select chemical products for other industries. The pharmaceutical API services and capabilities that were offered under DSM Fine Chemicals have been shifted and are now branded under Patheon, supporting the company's end-to-end development offering called OneSourceTM. This new offering combines the capabilities and services across the Patheon pharma businesses. OneSource supports Pharma companies with fully integrated services based on simplicity, speed and quality founded on industry-leading expertise.

At this time, Patheon is able to offer OneSource to customers as a simplified solution for Phase I through Phase II projects, delivering a simplified development process with expertise in drug substance and drug product development. The company's goal with this offering is to increase the value of its services to customers by provide simplicity, speed and quality with expertise.

DPx Holdings' business units are known in the industry for their quality track records and each provides unique services and capabilities to customers. The three DPx Holdings business units include:

  • Patheon - A leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing (CDMO) services to the global pharmaceutical industry for a full array of solid and sterile dosage forms, including small molecule API and biologic drug substances.
  • DPx Fine Chemicals - A leading provider of high-quality fine chemicals including agricultural and crop protection products, intermediates and maleic anhydride tree chemicals.
  • Banner Life Sciences - Dedicated to the research and development, in-licensing, out-licensing and commercialization of innovative formulation technologies, as well as the marketing of prescription, over-the-counter and nutritional proprietary products.

About DPx Holdings B.V.

DPx Holdings B.V. is the privately held parent company of the Patheon, DPx Fine Chemicals and Banner Life Sciences businesses. The company is a leading provider of CDMO services, pharmaceutical products and products for other industries. DPx Holdings B.V. was founded in 2014 as a result of the merger of Patheon and DSM Pharmaceutical Products and is owned 51% by JLL Partners and 49% by Royal DSM. With a global headquarters in Durham, N.C., DPx Holdings B.V. has a footprint of more than 20 locations across North America, Europe, Latin America and Australia with more than 8,000 employees. DPx Holdings B.V. offers customers unsurpassed quality, end-to-end services and value through its three business units. For more information, visit www.patheon.com/DPx.

About Patheon®

Patheon® is a leading provider of contract development and commercial manufacturing (CDMO) services to the global pharmaceutical industry for a full array of solid and sterile dosage forms, including small molecule API and biologic drug substances. Patheon, a business unit of DPx Holdings B.V., encompasses the combined commercial manufacturing capabilities and pharmaceutical product development services, as well as offers a full array of biologic services and pharmaceutical active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) development. Patheon is #1 in product development services, #2 in commercial scale product manufacturing and is #1 in quality. For more information, visit http://www.patheon.com.

About DPx Fine Chemicals™

DPx Fine Chemicals™, formerly DSM Fine Chemicals, is a business unit of DPx Holdings B.V., and is a leading provider of high-quality fine chemicals including agricultural and crop protection products, intermediates and maleic anhydride tree chemicals. The primary focus of DPx Fine Chemicals is partnering with companies in the custom synthesis of their unique compounds; it also offers a portfolio of fine chemical products important for multiple industries. For more information, visit www.dpxfinechemicals.com.

About Banner Life Sciences™

Established in 2013, Banner Life Sciences™ was formed as a result of the acquisition of Banner Pharmacaps by Patheon®. Banner Life Sciences is now a business unit of DPx Holdings B.V. and is dedicated to the research and development, in-licensing, out-licensing and commercialization of innovative formulation technologies, as well as the marketing of prescription, over-the-counter and nutritional proprietary products. For more information, visit http://www.bannerls.com.

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