Primarily a French based pharmaceutical company, Sanofi was formed in 2004 when Aventis merged with Sanofi-Synthélabo.
The company researches, develops and sells both prescription and over-the-counter medications worldwide. Sanofi is the 5th largest prescription drug manufacturer, and the world’s largest with vaccines.
The areas Sanofi focuses on are:
- central nervous system,
- internal medicine,
- and vaccines
Sanofi is also a leading manufacturer of medications for rare diseases.
When looking at charts of the company’s financials, there is steady rise year after year.