Cephalon Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life ScienceCompany

Cephalon has acquired 8 companies of its own. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Cephalon’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Mepha Pharma Ag for $615M. Cephalon has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Cephalon, Inc.

41 Moores Road,
Frazer, Pennsylvania 19355
United States,
(610) 344-0200
www.cephalon.com

Cephalon is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and bringing to market medications to improve the quality of life of individuals around the world. Since its inception in 1987, Cephalon has brought first-in-class and best-in-class medicines to patients in several therapeutic areas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $1.9B $1.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2011-03-28 231M USD Add-on Acquisition
Menlo Park, California · www.chemgenex.com
Gemin X Biotechnologies, Inc. 2011-03-22 225M USD Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.geminx.com
Mepha Pharma Ag 2010-04-09 615M USD Add-on Acquisition
Aesch, Switzerland
Ception Therapeutics, Inc. 2010-04-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Malvern, Pennsylvania
Arana Therapeutics Limited 2009-08-10 207M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.arana.com
Salmedix, Inc. 2005-06-14 160M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California
Anesta Corp. 2000-07-17 444M USD Merger
Salt Lake City, Utah
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 7 (100%) 1.9B (100%) - -
Total 7 $1.9B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 835M - -
  California 2 391M - -
  Utah 1 444M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
Australia 1 207M - -
Canada 1 225M - -
  Quebec 1 225M - -
Switzerland 1 615M - -
Domestic 4 (57%) 835M (44%) - -
Cross-border 3 (43%) 1.0B (56%) - -
Total 7 $1.9B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
2
Legal Deals
Ballard Spahr LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $1.9B
TOTAL $1.9B
Largest Mepha Pharma Ag
$615M (2010-04-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
57%
4 (57%)

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