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Perrigo Company To Acquire Elan Corporation, Plc For US$8.6 Billion, Establishing Premier Global Healthcare Company

Stocks in this article: PRGO

Conference Call with Perrigo and Elan Management at 8:30 AM EDT, 29 July 2013

Perrigo’s and Elan’s conference call to discuss this transaction is available to all interested parties as a live teleconference today at 8:30 a.m. EDT in the U.S. at the following phone numbers: U.S.: +1-877-248-9413; international: +1-973-582-2737. The conference ID is 24325296. This news release can be accessed under its headline on Perrigo’s website at www.perrigo.com and on Elan’s website at www.elan.com. Also available on the companies’ websites prior to the call will be a presentation on this transaction that will also be covered during the call.

About Perrigo

From its beginnings as a packager of generic home remedies in 1887, Allegan, Michigan-based Perrigo Company has grown to become a leading global provider of quality, affordable healthcare products. Perrigo develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, animal health, dietary supplements and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The company is the world’s largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market. The company’s primary markets and locations of logistics operations have evolved over the years to include the United States, Israel, Mexico, the United Kingdom, India, China and Australia. Visit Perrigo on the Internet at www.perrigo.com.

About Elan

Elan is a biotechnology company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, committed to making a difference in the lives of patients and their families by dedicating itself to bringing innovations in science to fill significant unmet medical needs that continue to exist around the world. Elan’s ordinary shares are traded on the ISE under ISIN IE0003072950; American Depositary Shares representing ordinary shares of Elan are traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol ELN.

For additional information about Elan, please visit Elan’s web site at www.elan.com.

About New Perrigo

New Perrigo is a private limited company incorporated in Ireland solely for the purpose of effecting the transactions contemplated by the Transaction Agreement. Prior to the effective date of the Scheme (the “Effective Date”), New Perrigo will be converted, pursuant to the Irish Companies Acts 1963–2012, to a public limited company. To date, New Perrigo has not conducted any activities other than those incidental to its formation and the execution of the Transaction Agreement.

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