Akorn Overview

  • Founded
  • 1948
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 2,227
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Bankr. Admin/​Reorg
  • Financing Rounds
  • 5
  • Investments
  • 13

Akorn General Information


Akorn Inc is a pharmaceutical company. It is engaged in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of generic and prescription pharmaceuticals. The firm has two segments namely Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health. The Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment consists of generic and branded prescription pharmaceuticals including sterile ophthalmics, injectables, and inhalants, and non-sterile oral liquids, topicals and nasal sprays whereas the Consumer Health segment consist of animal health and over-the-counter products, both branded and private-label. The company generates a majority of its revenue from the Prescription Pharmaceuticals segment.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Akorn Ophthalmics
Ownership Status
Privately Held (no backing)
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Distributors (Healthcare)
Drug Discovery
Former Stock Listing
Primary Office
  • 1925 West Field Court
  • Suite 300
  • Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000
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Akorn Competitors (36)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Amneal Pharmaceuticals Formerly PE-Backed Bridgewater, NJ 0000 00.000 000000 - 000 00.000
0000 0000000000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Haifa Bay, Israel 0000 0000 00000000000
000000000 Private Equity-Backed Milan, Italy 0000 000000000000
00000000000 000000 Private Equity-Backed Mexico City, Mexico 000.00 0000000 0000
000 00000000000000 Formerly PE-Backed Ramapo, NY 0000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
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Akorn Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
0000 000000 00.0 Self Founder & Chairman 000 0000
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Akorn Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Akorn Investors

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Akorn Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Oak Pharmaceuticals Distributors/Wholesale Lake Forest, IL 2011
00-0000 000000000 Pharmaceuticals Amityville, NY 0000
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Akorn Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 00000000000 11-Aug-2011 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 5 buyers
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