Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited
Private Limited
Industry Pharmaceutical
Founded 1990; 27 years ago (1990)
Headquarters Gulshan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited, also known as SK+F, is a pharmaceutical company based in Bangladesh. It is part of the Transcom Group.[1][2] Simeen Hossain is the managing director & CEO of the company.[2][3]


Eskayef Bangladesh Limited (SK+F), a successor of Smith, Kline & French in Bangladesh, was acquired by Transcom in 1990.[2] According to a 2008 survey by Intercontinental Marketing Services, the company placed among the top ten pharmaceutical companies operating in Bangladesh in terms of sales.[4] As of 2015, it exported its products to 21 countries across 4 continents, and had annual sales surpassing 128 million US dollars.[2] The company was renamed Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited in January 2017.[5]

The company is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of a wide range of therapeutic drugs, bulk pellets and animal health and nutrition products.[6]


  1. ^ Iqbal, Farah K. (2016-09-19). "What makes the market tick?". Dhaka Tribune (Op-ed). Retrieved 2016-10-03. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Eskayef sales jump manifold". The Daily Star. 2015-12-29. Retrieved 2016-10-03. 
  3. ^ "'I am the brand'". Prothom Alo. Retrieved 2016-10-03. 
  4. ^ Akter, Sayeda (2009-08-23). "Pharma industry set for expansion". The Daily Star. Retrieved 2016-10-03. 
  5. ^ "Eskayef pledges to conquer odds with courage". The Daily Star. 2017-01-24. 
  6. ^ "Eskayef beats rivals in sales growth". The Daily Star. 2012-01-26. 

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