• July 31, 2018
    PARSIPPANY, N.J. & UNION CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Abaxis, a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of diagnostic instruments for veterinary point-of-care services for US $83 per share in cash, or approximately $2.0 billion in aggregate. The acquisition, which was first announced on May 16, follows the satisfaction of all conditions to the closing, including the receipt of the approval ofmore...
  • July 6, 2018
    PARSIPPANY, N.J. & UNION CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) and Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), in connection with Zoetis’ previously-announced acquisition of Abaxis for US $83.00 per share in cash, or approximately $2.0 billion in aggregate. The expiration of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies one of themore...
  • May 16, 2018
    PARSIPPANY, N.J. and UNION CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) and Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX) today announced a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Zoetis will acquire Abaxis, a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of diagnostic instruments for veterinary point-of-care services for US $83 per share in cash, or approximately $2.0 billion in aggregate. The acquisition is expected to enhance Zoetis’ presence in veterinary diagnostics, a category of themore...
  • April 26, 2018
    SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS) today celebrated the start of construction on a combined global manufacturing and supply and research and development center in Suzhou, China, with a traditional groundbreaking ceremony. The new facility will focus on development and production of quality vaccines for swine, cattle, fish and companion animals that help protect against the strains of diseases prevalent in China. Zoetis also marked the opening of anmore...
  • December 12, 2017
    PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis today announced the launch of Vanguard® CIV H3N2/H3N8, the latest vaccine in the company’s canine influenza virus (CIV) portfolio. The new bivalent vaccine helps protect dogs against two strains of the virus known to be circulating in the U.S., CIV H3N2 and CIV H3N8. CIV is a severe and highly contagious respiratory infection that has caused many serious disease outbreaks in 38 states across the country.1 The United States Department ofmore...
  • April 26, 2017
    ZAVENTEM, Belgium--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) today announced that the European Commission has granted the company marketing authorization for Cytopoint (lokivetmab), the first monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy approved in the European Union for veterinary use. Cytopoint is indicated to treat the clinical signs, including itching and inflammation, associated with atopic dermatitis in dogs of any age weighing 3 kilograms or more. Cytopoint targets andmore...
  • April 13, 2017
    PARSIPPANY, N.J. & TULLAMORE, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) and Nexvet Biopharma plc (Nasdaq:NVET) today announced an agreement in which Zoetis, through a wholly owned subsidiary (“Zoetis Bidco”), will purchase Nexvet, an innovator in monoclonal antibody therapies for companion animals, for a purchase price of US$6.72 per share, representing an aggregate equity valuation of approximately US$85 million. The acquisition will strengthen Zoetis’ pipeline of solutions for chronicmore...
  • April 5, 2017
    PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS), the leading global animal health company, today announced that music and television star Nick Lachey* is teaming up with the company to launch Your Animal Instinct , a program to help your dog put its best paw forward this spring. Your Animal Instinct aims to help pet owners understand when their dog’s itching may be due to an allergy-related skin condition – and what they can do about it.more...
  • February 15, 2017
    PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) today announced that the European Commission has granted the company a license for Stronghold® Plus (selamectin/sarolaner), a topical combination of parasiticides that treats ticks, fleas, ear mites, lice and gastrointestinal nematodes and prevents heartworm disease in cats. Veterinarians across the European Union now have a treatment choice that leverages the benefits of sarolaner, a new innovation inmore...
  • December 21, 2016
    PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zoetis Inc. (NYSE:ZTS) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted the company a license for CYTOPOINT™, the first monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy approved to help provide sustained control of the clinical signs associated with atopic dermatitis in dogs. CYTOPOINT targets and neutralizes interleukin-31 (IL-31), a key protein involved in triggering itch in dogs. It provides fast, effective relief of itchingmore...