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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (RDY)'s to Open R&D Center in New Jersey


4/10/2013 8:42:12 AM

HYDERABAD, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (NYSE: RDY) today announced plans to relocate their North America Headquarters and establish a R&D Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Dr. Reddy’s, represented by Jones Lang LaSalle, has entered into two lease agreements for a 75,500 square foot office facility and a 31,000 square foot office/lab at 107 College Road East and 303 College Road East respectively with National Business Parks.

Dr. Reddy’s anticipates relocation to the office facility at 107 College Road East by the end of the summer of 2013 after the renovations to the facility are completed. The new North America Headquarters will house the Generics, Biologics, PSAI and Proprietary Product businesses as well as the corporate support functions within North America. It is projected to employ 300+ people as the US businesses within Dr. Reddy’s continue to expand in the coming years.

The lab facility located at 303 College Road East will undergo a redesign to accommodate Dr. Reddy’s product development and analytical laboratory requirements. Approximately 20,000 square feet of space will be part of the initial phase of redesign. The lab facility is also expected to be completed by late summer to early fall of 2013 and will employ 35 scientists, chemists and support personal.

Commenting on the move, GV Prasad, Chairman and CEO, Dr. Reddy’s said, “The relocation will allow Dr. Reddy's to tap into local talent which will be instrumental in our long term growth. This R&D center, along with centers in Cambridge (UK) and Leiden (Netherlands) establishes our presence within some of the leading innovation centers of the world.”

Disclaimer

This press release includes forward-looking statements, as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially. Such factors include, but are not limited to, changes in local and global economic conditions, our ability to successfully implement our strategy, the market acceptance of and demand for our products, our growth and expansion, technological change and our exposure to market risks. By their nature, these expectations and projections are only estimates and could be materially different from actual results in the future.

About Dr. Reddy’s

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE: RDY) is an integrated global pharmaceutical company, committed to providing affordable and innovative medicines for healthier lives. Through its three businesses - Pharmaceutical Services and Active Ingredients, Global Generics and Proprietary Products – Dr. Reddy’s offers a portfolio of products and services including APIs, custom pharmaceutical services, generics, biosimilars, differentiated formulations and NCEs. Therapeutic focus is on gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, diabetology, oncology, pain management, anti-infective and pediatrics. Major markets include India, USA, Russia and CIS, Germany, UK, Venezuela, S. Africa, Romania, and New Zealand. For more information, log on to: www.drreddys.com

Contacts

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.

Investors and Financial Analysts:

Kedar Upadhye, kedaru@drreddys.com, +91-40-66834297

Saunak Savla, saunaks@drreddys.com, +91-40-49002135

Milan Kalawadia (USA), mkalawadia@drreddys.com, +1 908-203-4931

or

Media:

S Rajan, rajans@drreddys.com, +91-40-49002445


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