Elan Acquisitions and Exits, 3 Deals Between 2000 and 2013
healthcare services Company

Elan has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Elan’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Dura Pharmaceuticals for $1.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold TYSABRI to Biogen for $3.3B. Elan has acquired in 1 US state, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (50%) and healthcare services (50%).

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Elan Corp. plc

Treasury Building Lower Grand Canal Street,
Dublin,
Ireland,
+353-1-7094000
www.elan.com

Elan is a biotechnology company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, committed to making a difference in the lives of patients and their families by dedicating itself to bringing innovations in science to fill significant unmet medical needs that continue to exist around the world. It focused on discovering and developing advanced therapies in neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $1.8B $1.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $3.3B $3.3B
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Deal Values

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Largest Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
$1.8B (2000-11-09)
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Largest TYSABRI
$3.3B (2013-02-06)

Healthcare Services M&A - Last 3 Years

Elan was acquired by Perrigo Company on December 18, 2013.

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 378 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 36 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 25 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is Nordic Capital with 7 platform acquisitions.


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