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Shire plc, a biopharmaceutical company, together with its subsidiaries, researches, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells pharmaceutical products. It offers various products for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including VYVANSE/VENVANSE, a pro-drug stimulant; ELVANSE/TYVENSE; INTUNIV, an alpha-2A receptor agonist; EQUASYM, a methylphenidate hydrochloride; and ADDERALL XR, an extended release treatment for ADHD. The company also provides PENTASA and LIALDA/MEZAVANT for ulcerative colitis treatment; and RESOLOR, a 5-HT4 receptor agonist for oral symptomatic treatment of chronic constipation in women. In addition, it offers FOSRENOL, a phosphate binder for use in end-stage renal disease receiving dialysis; and XAGRID for the reduction of elevated platelet counts in at-risk essential thrombocythemia patients, as well as for the treatment of thrombocythemia. Further, the company provides REPLAGAL for the treatment of Fabry disease; ELAPRASE for the treatment of hunter syndrome; VPRIV for the treatment of type 1 Gaucher disease; and FIRAZYR for the symptomatic treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema. Additionally, it offers FOSRENOL for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in end stage renal disease; XAGRID for the reduction of elevated platelet counts; and CINRYZE, a C1 esterase inhibitor therapy for routine prophylaxis against hereditary angioedema. The company also licenses its patented antiviral products for human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus. Shire plc markets its products directly to government hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other agencies; and through wholesalers and distributors. The company sells its products in North America, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and internationally. Shire plc has research collaboration with Santaris Pharma A/S. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

5,338 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1986

shire plc-adr (SHPG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.7M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

shire plc-adr (SHPG) Key Developments

Shire plc to Expand Lexington Campus; to Move Workers to Two Ledgemont Center Site

Drug giant Shire PLC has signed a lease in Lexington that will create large biotechnology campus. The company will move hundreds of its employees into an office building at Two Ledgemont Center, which will be part of an expanded US headquarters for Shire covering about 900,000 square feet. The company already occupies several buildings in the adjacent Lexington Technology Park. In its latest deal, the company will lease the entire five-floor building at Two Ledgemont Center, which has most recently served as the headquarters for Vistaprint. Shire intends to move its employees into Two Ledgemont Center in 2016. As part of the deal, Transwestern RBJ negotiated interim office space for Shire at 235 Wyman St.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Could Be The Target For Shire

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NasdaqGS:VRTX) could be the possible target for the Shire plc (LSE:SHP) next acquisition, Bloomberg said.

NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Shire plc - M&A Call

To discuss on Shire plc and NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. merger agreement


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