Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMS) is engaged in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of biopharmaceutical products on a global basis. It operates in BioPharmaceuticals. Its products are sold worldwide, primarily to wholesalers, retail pharmacies, hospitals, government entities and the medical profession. It manufactures products in the United States (U.S.), Puerto Rico and in 6 foreign countries. In February 2012, it acquired Inhibitex, Inc. (Inhibitex). In August 2012, the Company announced the acquisition of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In August 2012, Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc announced that it signed an Asset Purchase Agreement with the Company and acquired the assets related to FV-100, an orally available nucleoside analogue, being developed for the treatment of shingles.