M&A Deal Summary

ANI Pharmaceuticals Acquires Novitium Pharma

On March 9, 2021, ANI Pharmaceuticals acquired life science company Novitium Pharma for 164M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is ANI Pharmaceuticals’ 12th transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is ANI Pharmaceuticals’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is ANI Pharmaceuticals’ 11th transaction in the United States.
  • This is ANI Pharmaceuticals’ 3rd transaction in New Jersey.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-03-09
Target Novitium Pharma
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) ANI Pharmaceuticals
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 164M USD
Advisor(s) Leerink Partners LLC (Financial)
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Legal)


Novitium Pharma

East Windsor, New Jersey, United States
With operations in East Windsor, New Jersey, and Chennai, India, Novitium Pharma is a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company that specializes in the development, manufacturing, and distribution of niche generic products. The Company, founded in 2016, by Samy Shanmugam, Chad Gassert, and Vijay Thorappadi, has since developed a growing commercial product portfolio spanning a diverse range of dosage forms and therapeutic categories.

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ANI Pharmaceuticals

Baudette, Minnesota, United States


Category Company
Founded 2001
Sector Life Science
Revenue 208M USD (2020)

ANI Pharmaceuticals is a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of top-quality prescription pharmaceuticals. In two facilities with combined manufacturing, packaging, and laboratory capacity exceeding 170,000 sq. ft., ANI develops and manufactures liquid, powder, and oral solid dose products, including those requiring containment. ANI also performs contract manufacturing for some of the largest and most respected pharmaceutical companies in the world. ANI has several ANDAs pending FDA approval and in various stages of development. ANI Pharmaceuticals was formed in 2001 and is based in Baudette, Minnesota.

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Sector (Life Science) 12 of 12
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 2
State (New Jersey) 3 of 3
Country (United States) 11 of 11
Year (2021) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 6
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