Ipsen is a French pharmaceutical company headquartered in Paris, France. It primarily develops and markets medications used in oncology, endocrinology and the treatment of neuromuscular disorders. It is publicly traded on the Euronext Paris as part of the SBF 120 index. Ipsen is a global specialty-driven pharmaceutical company with total sales exceeding €1.2 billion in 2012. Ipsens ambition is to become a leader in specialty healthcare solutions for targeted debilitating diseases. Its development strategy is supported by 3 franchises: neurology, endocrinology and urology-oncology. Moreover, the Group has an active policy of partnerships. Ipsens R&D is focused on its innovative and differentiated technological platforms, peptides and toxins. The Beaufour family, which ranks as the 42nd richest family in France, still owns 57% of its shares and 73% of its voting rights, and two of its members, Anne Beaufour and Henri Beaufour, sit on its board of directors.