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Celltrion specializes in “bio­similars”—cheaper generic versions of the pricey “biologic” drugs that are among Big Pharma’s bestsellers. Wall Street analysts project that the firm could achieve up to 25% future annual growth, with sales in multiple markets. U.S. regulators approved this country’s first ­biosimilar in 2015. Since then, Celltrion and its partners have won FDA approval for copies of Johnson & Johnson’s anti-­inflammatory treatment ­Remicade. And in early October, the team got an important preliminary thumbs-up from an FDA advisory panel for a biosimilar version of Roche’s blockbuster cancer drug Rituxan.

Company Information

Overall Score3.6
Sector
Health Care
Industry
Biotechnology
CEO
Woo-Sung Kee
Websitehttp://www.celltrion.com
Employees1,218
HQ Location
Incheon, South Korea
Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)$925
Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)$351
Market Value as of Oct. 10, 2018 ($M)$31,360