With the purchase, they established 'Københavns Løveapoteks kemiske Fabrik', today known as LEO Pharma.
From humble beginnings in the basement of the Copenhagen pharmacy, LEO Pharma has grown into a truly global concern, helping people all over the world to enjoy a better quality of life. LEO Pharma celebrated its centennial in 2008. Flags bearing the LEO logo were flying in every country where LEO products are available, more than a hundred flags in total.
Today, LEO Pharma is stronger than ever with a growing global presence, a dedicated work force of more than 5,000 specialists and a strong pipeline of unrivalled pharmaceutical products within dermatology and thrombosis.