M&A Deal Summary

Allergan Acquires Forest Laboratories

On February 18, 2014, Allergan acquired medical products company Forest Laboratories for 25.0B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Allergan’s 3rd transaction in the Medical Products sector.
  • This is Allergan’s 2nd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Allergan’s 8th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Allergan’s 1st transaction in New York.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-02-18
Target Forest Laboratories
Sector Medical Products
Buyer(s) Allergan
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 25.0B USD
Advisor(s) J.P. Morgan Securities (Financial)
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (Legal)

Target

Forest Laboratories

New York, New York, United States
website
Forest Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells branded forms of ethical drug products in the United States and Europe.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Allergan

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1956
Sector Life Science
Employees31,200
Revenue 15.8B USD (2018)
DESCRIPTION

Allergan is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, brand and biosimilar products. The Company was originally established in 1956 and is based in Parsippany, New Jersey.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 14 of 38
Sector (Medical Products) 3 of 11
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 11 of 31
State (New York) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 8 of 27
Year (2014) 1 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 25
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