Amgen Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life Science Company

Amgen has acquired 16 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Amgen’s largest acquisition to date was in 2002, when it acquired Immunex for $16.0B. Amgen has acquired in 5 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (94%) and medical products (7%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 6

Amgen, Inc.

One American Center,
Thousand Oaks, California 91320
United States,
(805) 447-1000
www.amgen.com

Amgen Inc. is a drug development company focused on discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering human therapeutics. Amgen uses tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and people's lives. Amgen was established in 1980 and is based in Thousand Oaks, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 15 - - - 1 - 16
vol $34.9B $13.4B $48.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Otezla 2019-08-26 13.4B USD Divestiture
, United States
Dezima Pharma BV 2015-09-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Naarden, Netherlands · www.dezimapharma.com
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2013-08-25 10.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
South San Francisco, California · www.onyx-pharm.com
deCODE genetics, Inc. 2012-12-10 415M USD Add-on Acquisition
Reykjavik, Iceland · www.decode.com
Mustafa Nevzat Pharmaceuticals 2012-04-25 700M USD Add-on Acquisition
Istanbul, Turkey · www.mn.com.tr
KAI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2012-04-10 315M USD Add-on Acquisition
South San Francisco, California
Micromet, Inc. 2012-01-26 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Rockville, Maryland · www.micromet-inc.com
Bergamo 2011-04-08 215M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil
BioVex Group, Inc. 2011-01-24 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Woburn, Massachusetts
Alantos Pharmaceuticals Holding, Inc. 2007-06-06 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 15 (94%) 48.1B (100%) - -
Medical Products 1 (6%) 215M (< 1%) - -
Total 16 $48.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 47.0B - -
  California 6 14.9B - -
  Massachusetts 3 1.5B - -
  Washington 1 16.0B - -
  Maryland 1 1.2B - -
Brazil 1 215M - -
Iceland 1 415M - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Turkey 1 700M - -
Domestic 12 (75%) 47.0B (97%) - -
Cross-border 4 (25%) 1.3B (3%) - -
Total 16 $48.3B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Moelis & Co.
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1
Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
4
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 7 $45.5B
$100M to $1B 8 $2.8B
TOTAL $48.3B
Largest Immunex Corp.
$16.0B (2002-07-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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