King Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Founded in 1993 and an S&P 500 Index company, King is a vertically integrated branded pharmaceutical company. seeks to capitalize on opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry through the development, including through in-licensing arrangements and acquisitions, of novel branded prescription pharmaceutical products in attractive markets and the strategic acquisition of branded products that can benefit from focused promotion and marketing and life-cycle management.

Company was acquired by Pfizer Inc.

Acquired Companies: Meridian Medical Technologies Inc., Alpharma Inc., Jones Pharma Inc., Medco Research, Inc., Allerex Laboratory Ltd.