Daiichi Sankyo Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life Science Company

Daiichi Sankyo has acquired 4 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Daiichi Sankyo’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Ranbaxy Laboratories for $5.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Ranbaxy Laboratories to Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries for $4.0B. Daiichi Sankyo has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 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 Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 1

Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd.

3-5-1 Nihonbashi-Honcho Chuo-ku,
Tokyo, 103-8426
Japan,
81-3-6225-1111
www.daiichisankyo.com

Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. established through merger of Sankyo and Daiichi pharmaceutical. The Group manufactures pharmaceuticals for human/veterinary use and medical tools and equipment. It also researches and promotes products through related companies throughout the world. The Group also produces food, food additives, livestock feeds, and agrochemicals. Daiichi Sankyo was founded in 1899 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $6.8B $6.8B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 - - 1 3
vol $4.0B $14M $4.0B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Daiichi Sankyo Altkirch Sarl 2020-04-01 - Divestiture
Altkirch, France
Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. - Pharmaceutical Packaging Facility 2017-04-03 14M USD Divestiture
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Ambit Biosciences Corp. 2014-09-28 315M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.ambitbio.com
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. 2014-04-04 4.0B USD Divestiture
New Delhi, India · www.ranbaxy.com
Plexxikon, Inc. 2011-02-28 805M USD Add-on Acquisition
Berkeley, California · www.plexxikon.com
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. 2008-06-11 5.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
New Delhi, India · www.ranbaxy.com
U3 Pharma AG 2008-05-21 234M USD Add-on Acquisition
Martinsried, Germany · www.u3pharma.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 4 (100%) 6.8B (100%) 2 (67%) 4.0B (100%)
Real Estate - - 1 (33%) 14M (< 1%)
Total 4 $6.8B 3 $4.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 1.1B 1 14M
  California 2 1.1B - -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 14M
India 1 5.5B 1 4.0B
France - - 1 -
Germany 1 234M - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 4 (100%) 6.8B (100%) 3 (100%) 4.0B (100%)
Total 4 $6.8B 3 $4.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $5.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.4B
TOTAL $6.8B
Largest Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
$5.5B (2008-06-11)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.0B
< $100M 1 $14M
TOTAL $4.0B
Largest Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
$4.0B (2014-04-04)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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