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The LEO Foundation is the owner and controlling shareholder of LEO Pharma

The LEO Foundation is one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations and an engaged owner of the pharmaceutical company LEO Pharma.

Established in 1984, the Foundation is the controlling owner of LEO Pharma and its main objective is to ensure the company's long-term development and success as a global leader in dermatology, delivering outstanding results.

Besides the ownership, the LEO Foundation provides philanthropic grants with the aim to support the best international research in skin diseases and make Denmark a global beacon for skin research.

In addition, the LEO Foundation owns financial assets of around EUR 2 billion. The main objectives of the investments are to ensure continued capability to support LEO Pharma’s long-term development and provide funds for the Foundation’s philanthropic activities.

About the LEO Foundation

The LEO Foundation’s mission is to ensure the ongoing development of LEO Pharma as an independent, competitive and research-based pharmaceutical company.


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