Dechert Advises Zyla Life Sciences in Merger with Assertio Therapeutics

May 20, 2020

Dechert advised Zyla Life Sciences in its definitive merger agreement with Assertio Therapeutics, Inc., announced March 16. The merger closed May 20 and created a leading commercial pharmaceutical company with neurology, inflammation and pain products. The combined company has a leading portfolio of branded non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) commonly used by neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, internists, women's health providers, podiatrists and pain care specialists. 

The Dechert team advising Zyla Life Sciences includes corporate partner David Rosenthal and associates John Alessi, Philip Treesh, Anna Tomczyk and Kristen Thompson; finance partner Sarah Gelb and associate Emily Lozada; benefits partner Eric Rubin and associate Lany Villalobos; tax partner Josh Milgrim and associate Reuven Rosen; restructuring partner Shmuel Vasser; and intellectual property partner Thomas Rayski. 

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