UPDATE 1-Mylan launches tender offer for Perrigo

September 14, 2015 2:18 PM

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Sept 14 (Reuters) - Mylan NV said it launched a tender offer on Monday to acquire fellow generic drugmaker Perrigo Co Plc for about $27 billion - an offer Perrigo has rejected so far.

Mylan Chief Executive Robert Coury said he was confident a majority of Perrigo shareholders would support the offer of $75 in cash and 2.3 Mylan shares for each share held.

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