Pharmaceutical Services Provider in Defense Against Unsolicited Offer

April 1, 2009

Cleary Gottlieb is representing Goldman Sachs in its capacity as financial advisor to the Special Committee appointed by the Board of Directors of Patheon to respond to an unsolicited takeover bid by Patheon’s controlling stockholder JLL Partners.

Patheon is a leading provider of contract development and manufacturing services to the global pharmaceutical industry.

JLL Partners is a private equity firm based in New York City.