Elan - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Elan M&A Summary

Elan has acquired 3 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 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (34%) and healthcare services (34%).

Elan Ownership

Who owns Elan?

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

Elan Business Overview

Where is Elan headquartered?

Elan is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

What sector is Elan in?

Elan is a healthcare services company.

When was Elan founded?

Elan was founded in 1969.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 4

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $1.8B $1.8B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $3.3B $3.3B
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TYSABRI 2013-02-06 3.3B USD Divestiture
, United States · www.tysabri.com
Pharma Marketing 2003-01-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Hamilton, Bermuda
Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2000-11-09 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California
Sano Corp. 1998-03-01 - Merger
County Westmeath, Ireland
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 1 (33%) - - -
Healthcare Services 1 (33%) 1.8B (100%) - -
Transportation 1 (33%) - - -
Life Science - - 1 (100%) 3.3B (100%)
Total 3 $1.8B 1 $3.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 1.8B 1 3.3B
  California 1 1.8B - -
Bermuda 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Domestic 1 (33%) - - -
Cross-border 2 (67%) 1.8B (100%) 1 (100%) 3.3B (100%)
Total 3 $1.8B 1 $3.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Ondra LLP (Ondra Partners)
1
Legal Deals
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
1
A&L Goodbody
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.8B
TOTAL $1.8B
Largest Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
$1.8B (2000-11-09)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $3.3B
TOTAL $3.3B
Largest TYSABRI
$3.3B (2013-02-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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