Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.

345 Park Avenue,
New York, New York 10154
United States,
(212) 546-4000
www.bms.com

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a life science company engaged in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of biopharmaceutical products on a global basis. The Company's pharmaceutical products include chemically-synthesized drugs, or small molecules, and an increasing portion of products produced from biological processes. The majority of Bristol-Myers Squibb's revenue comes from products in the following therapeutic classes: cardiovascular; virology, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; oncology; neuroscience; immunoscience; and metabolics. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company was originally established in 1887 and is based in New York City.

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Buy (1.6/yr) # 8 - 3 2 2 1 16
vol $19.5B $1.2B $1.6B $320M $22.6B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 6 - 1 - 1 - 8
vol $9.4B $2.7B $350M $12.5B
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$7.8B (2001-10-02)
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Largest Clairol, Inc.
$5.0B (2001-05-22)

According to our data here at Mergr, Bristol-Myers Squibb has acquired 17 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s largest acquisition to date was in 2001, when it acquired Dupont Pharmaceuticals Company for $7.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2001, when it sold Clairol to The Procter & Gamble for $5.0B. Bristol-Myers Squibb has acquired in 7 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (100%).

When analyzing the life science sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 410 life science companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 23 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic life science acquirer over the past 3 years is Eurofins Scientific SA, with 25 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the life science sector over the past 3 years is Ampersand Capital Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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