AmerisourceBergen Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

AmerisourceBergen has acquired 13 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

AmerisourceBergen’s largest acquisition to date was in 2001, when it acquired Bergen Brunswig for $4.1B. AmerisourceBergen has acquired in 9 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (34%) and distribution (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 4

AmerisourceBergen Corp.

1300 Morris Drive,
Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania 19087
United States,
(610) 727-7000
www.amerisourcebergen.com

AmerisourceBergen Corp. is a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company, helping both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers improve patient access to products and care. AmerisourceBergen was formed in 1985 and is based in Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 - 1 - - - 12
vol $10.4B $815M $11.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
H. D. Smith LLC 2017-11-20 815M USD Add-on Acquisition
Springfield, Illinois · www.hdsmith.com
World Courier Ground 2017-01-13 - Divestiture
Providence, Rhode Island · www.wcground.com
PharMEDium Healthcare Holdings Inc. 2015-10-06 2.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Lake Forest, Illinois · www.pharmedium.com
Imedex LLC 2015-07-13 - Divestiture
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.imedex.com
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health) 2015-02-24 2.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com
World Courier Management, Inc. 2012-03-06 520M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.worldcourier.com
TheraCom LLC 2011-09-27 250M USD Divestiture
Rockville, Maryland · www.thera.com
IntrinsiQ LLC 2011-09-06 35M USD Add-on Acquisition
Burlington, Massachusetts · www.intrinsiq.com
Premier Source 2011-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.premiersource.com
PMSI, Inc. 2008-07-24 - Divestiture
Tampa, Florida · www.pmsionline.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Xcenda LLC 2007-04-03 Dymaxium, Inc. 2019-05-21 1
Palm Harbor, Florida · www.xcenda.com Toronto, Ontario · www.dymaxium.com
Innomar Strategies, Inc.    - Therapeutic Products, Inc. 2018-05-03 1
Oakville, Ontario · www.innomar-strategies.com Hamilton, Ontario · www.tpireg.com
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health) 2015-02-24 Northeast Veterinary Supply Co., Inc. 2017-12-12 3
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Harrisburg, Pennsylvania · www.nevsco.com
Besse Medical    - Physician Office Drug Inventory System (PODIS) 2017-06-27 1
West Chester, Ohio · www.besse.com Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania · www.podis.org
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health) 2015-02-24 St. Francis Group 2016-02-16 2
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Oundle, United Kingdom · www.st-francis.co.uk
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health) 2015-02-24 Vetswest Ltd. 2015-08-01 1
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Bideford, United Kingdom · www.vetswest.co.uk
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health)    - VetSpace Ltd. 2014-09-02 10
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Godalming, United Kingdom · www.jupitersystems.net
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health)    - IVESCO Holdings LLC 2013-11-01 9
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Iowa Falls, Iowa · www.ivescollc.com
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health)    - Prescription Containers, Inc. 2012-12-31 8
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Secaucus, New Jersey · www.pcianimalhealth.com
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (dba MWI Animal Health)    - Micro Beef Technologies Ltd. 2011-10-31 7
Meridian, Idaho · www.mwivet.com Amarillo, Texas · www.microbeef.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Healthcare Services 4 (33%) 3.0B (27%) 1 (33%) -
Distribution 3 (25%) 7.4B (66%) - -
Transportation 1 (8%) 520M (5%) 1 (33%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) - - -
Life Science 1 (8%) 90M (1%) - -
Retail 1 (8%) 190M (2%) - -
Software 1 (8%) 35M (< 1%) - -
Education - - 1 (33%) -
Total 12 $11.3B 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 11.3B 3 -
  New York 2 710M - -
  Illinois 2 3.4B - -
  California 2 4.1B - -
  Georgia 1 90M 1 -
  Florida 1 25M 1 -
  Texas 1 160M - -
  Massachusetts 1 35M - -
  Maryland 1 250M - -
  Idaho 1 2.5B - -
  Rhode Island - - 1 -
Total 12 $11.3B 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $9.2B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.9B
< $100M 3 $150M
TOTAL $11.3B
Largest Bergen Brunswig Corp.
$4.1B (2001-08-25)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
83%
5 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
1 17%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
67%
2 67%
Strategic(s)
33%
1 33%

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