Avantor Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

ChemicalsCompany

Avantor has acquired 7 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Avantor’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired VWR International for $6.4B. Avantor has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (29%) and distribution (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 5

Avantor

Avantor, Inc.

Radnor Corporate Center Building One Suite 200 100 Matsonford Road,
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087
United States,
(610) 386-1700
www.avantorsciences.com

Avantor is a provider of ultra-high purity materials and customized solutions to customers in the life sciences and advanced technology markets. Avantor was founded in 1904 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 2 2 - - - 3 7
vol $6.4B $3.9B $10.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Masterflex LLC 2021-09-07 2.9B USD Divestiture
Vernon Hills, Illinois · www.masterflex.com
RIM Bio 2021-06-01 - Add-on Acquisition
, China
Ritter GmbH 2021-04-12 1.0B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Schwabmünchen, Germany · www.ritter-online.de
VWR International LLC 2017-05-05 6.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Radnor, Pennsylvania · www.vwr.com
Puritan Products, Inc. 2017-04-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania · www.puritanproducts.com
NuSil Technology LLC 2016-08-31 - Merger
Carpinteria, California · www.nusil.com
RFCL Ltd. 2010-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
New Delhi, India · www.rfcl.in
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 2 (29%) 1.0B (10%) - -
Distribution 2 (29%) 6.4B (62%) - -
Life Science 1 (14%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (14%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (14%) 2.9B (28%) - -
Total 7 $10.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 9.3B - -
  Pennsylvania 2 6.4B - -
  Illinois 1 2.9B - -
  California 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Germany 1 1.0B - -
India 1 - - -
Domestic 4 (57%) 9.3B (90%) - -
Cross-border 3 (43%) 1.0B (10%) - -
Total 7 $10.3B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Jefferies LLC
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Barclays Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $10.3B
TOTAL $10.3B
Largest VWR International LLC
$6.4B (2017-05-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Strategic(s)
14%
1 (14%)

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