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Animal health industry rankings 2018: Status quo intact, as leaders record quieter growth

Strong sales growth was prominent in 2018, with multiple companies reporting an annual increase in excess of 5%. However, a lack of major mergers meant growth was not as strong as previous years. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey looks at the state of play among the industry's top dogs.

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Animal health industry rankings 2017: One big Boehringer-sized change masks ongoing vibrancy across big players

This year's rankings are dominated by the changes brought by Boehringer Ingelheim's acquisition of Merial. However, the fiscal 2017 standings highlight many more trends and movements. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey looks at a largely positive year for the top lines of animal health's leading players.

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Animal health industry rankings 2016: Firms adjust to 'new normal' as future foundations laid

While last year saw a double-digit bonanza for the animal health sector's leaders, 2016 was slightly more subdued. Nevertheless, do not be fooled, says Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey. The industry is in a healthy position and change is in the air. Growth rates may be stymied by new antibiotic regulations but necessity is the mother of invention.

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Animal health industry rankings 2015: Frontrunners revel at a double-digit percentage party

More than half of the top 20 animal health companies recorded double-digit sales growth in fiscal 2015. Only a handful of firms did not achieve growth rates of over 5%, as exchange rates stymied the two biggest businesses. Animal Pharm editor Joseph Harvey investigates a year of multiple topline successes.

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Animal health industry rankings 2014: Are the leaders better together or stronger apart?

Elanco's acquisition-fuelled charge towards the top of the industry rankings not only has the top three firms looking over their shoulders but it has also rid the top 20 of two significant players. Animal Pharm Editor Joseph Harvey takes a look at the shifting sands beneath the sector's top players.

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Animal health industry rankings 2013: A sector in a state of flux

The takeaway theme of the latest animal health industry rankings is stunted sales growth being tackled by large-scale corporate changes.

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Animal health industry rankings 2012: Momentum lies with acquiring companies

Of all the leading animal health companies, Elanco achieved the highest revenue growth rate in 2012. Other success stories belonged to Virbac and Ceva, as some of the big players recorded growth below industry average. Senior reporter Joseph Harvey analyzes a year in which Novartis slumped and Pfizer ended an era quietly.

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2011 animal health industry rankings: Plot thickens with big changes still to come

The biggest positional change in Animal Pharm’s animal health industry sales ranking for 2011 reflected the continuing rise of Elanco. Pfizer, for much of 2010-11 the focus of demerger speculation, was boosted by the addition of Alpharma and turned in another impressive operational performance. Most of the leading companies did likewise. Informa principal analyst Ashley Yeo digests the figures

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