M&A Deal Summary

Exact Sciences Acquires PreventionGenetics

On January 9, 2022, Exact Sciences Corp. acquired life science company PreventionGenetics for 190M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Exact Sciences’ 6th transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is Exact Sciences’ 3rd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Exact Sciences’ 7th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Exact Sciences’ 1st transaction in Wisconsin.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2022-01-09
Target PreventionGenetics
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) Exact Sciences Corp.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 190M USD
Advisor(s) Crosstree Capital Partners, Inc. (Financial)
Winston & Strawn LLP (Legal)

Target

PreventionGenetics

Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States
website
PreventionGenetics provides the clinical lab, expertise, and foundational technology necessary to accelerate the availability of HCT and help more patients know their germline risk of cancer and other diseases. PreventionGenetics was founded in 2004 and is based in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Exact Sciences Corp.

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1995
SectorLife Science
Employees4,800
Revenue 1.5B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Exact Sciences is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the early detection and prevention of the deadliest forms of cancer. The company has exclusive intellectual property protecting its non-invasive, molecular screening technology for the detection of colorectal cancer. Exact Sciences was founded in 1995 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 8 of 8
Sector (Life Science) 6 of 6
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 7 of 7
State (Wisconsin) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 7 of 7
Year (2022) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 3
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