Aisling Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Aisling Capital has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 13 others.

Aisling Capital’s most common sectors for investment are life science (79%) and medical products (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (48%) and pipe (27%). In total, Aisling Capital has invested in 14 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Catalent for $3.3B.

In the last 3 years, Aisling Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (72%). Aisling Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold ZELTIQ Aesthetics for $2.5B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity88
    • M&A Buy Activity57
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 34
  • M&A Advisors 3

Aisling Capital

888 Seventh Avenue, 12th Floor,
New York, New York 10106
United States
(212) 651-6380
www.aislingcapital.com
dpurcell@aislingcapital.com

Aisling Capital is a private investment firm focused on opportunities in the healthcare and medical technology sectors. The Firm specifically looks to invest in companies developing and commercializing innovative healthcare products, services, and technologies. Aisling Capital looks to commit $20 to $50 million per investment and prefers to be the lead investor. Aisling will consider investing in both public and private companies. Aisling Capital raised its first fund in 2000. The Firm is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Healthcare Services, Life Science, Medical Products

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), PIPE, Stake Purchase, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 20 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 38 5 7 2 5 - 57
vol $6.4B $6.4B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 28 2 - - 1 1 32
vol $6.1B $2.5B $8.6B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Monte Rosa Therapeutics, Inc. 2020-11-24 - Venture
Boston, Massachusetts · www.monterosatx.com
Talaris Therapeutics, Inc. 2020-10-06 - Venture
Boston, Massachusetts · www.talaristx.com
Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. 2020-08-31 - Add-on Acquisition
Brisbane, California · www.aimmune.com
Spruce Biosciences, Inc. 2020-02-19 - PIPE
Daly City, California · www.sprucebiosciences.com
Medical Knowledge Group LLC 2020-01-08 - Recapitalization
New York City, New York · www.mkgny.com
Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2020-01-01 - PIPE
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.syndax.com
Nuvation Bio, Inc. 2019-10-28 - Venture
New York, New York · www.nuvationbio.com
Elevation Oncology, Inc. 2019-01-01 - Venture
New York, New York · www.elevationoncology.com
Aeglea BioTherapeutics, Inc. 2018-01-01 - PIPE
Austin, Texas · www.aegleabio.com
Atreca, Inc. 2018-01-01 - PIPE
South San Francisco, California · www.atreca.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 22 (92%) - 45 (79%) 6.4B (100%)
Medical Products 1 (4%) - 8 (14%) 24M (< 1%)
Consumer Products - - 2 (4%) -
Diversified 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (2%) -
Total 24 - 57 $6.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 22 (92%) - 54 (95%) 6.4B (100%)
  California 9 (38%) - 17 (30%) -
  Massachusetts 4 (17%) - 8 (14%) -
  New York 3 (13%) - 6 (11%) -
  New Jersey 1 (4%) - 5 (9%) 3.3B (52%)
  North Carolina - - 5 (9%) 3.0B (47%)
  Florida - - 3 (5%) 69M (1%)
  Texas 2 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (2%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (2%) -
Switzerland 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) -
Ireland 1 (4%) - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 22 (92%) - 54 (95%) 6.4B (100%)
Cross-border 2 (8%) - 3 (5%) -
Total 24 - 57 $6.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 6 (25%) - 27 (47%) 45M (1%)
PIPE 14 (58%) - 15 (26%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 5 (9%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (8%) - 5 (9%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) 3.0B (47%)
Growth Capital 1 (4%) - 2 (4%) 24M (< 1%)
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) 3.3B (52%)
Total 24 - 57 $6.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 12 (38%) 7.5B (87%)
Trade Sale 11 (34%) 1.1B (13%)
IPO 8 (25%) -
SPAC 1 (3%) -
Total 32 $8.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $6.3B
< $100M 2 $69M
TOTAL $6.4B
Largest Catalent, Inc.
$3.3B (2007-01-25)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $5.8B
$100M to $1B 8 $2.8B
< $100M 1 $20M
TOTAL $8.6B
Largest ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc.
$2.5B (2017-02-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
4%
2 (4%)
Strategic(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
72%
23 (72%)

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