Forest Laboratories - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Forest Laboratories M&A Summary

Forest Laboratories has acquired 6 companies of its own. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Forest Laboratories’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Aptalis Pharma for $2.9B. Forest Laboratories has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (50%) and medical products (50%).

Forest Laboratories Ownership

Who owns Forest Laboratories?

Forest Laboratories is owned by Allergan. It was acquired on February 18, 2014.

Forest Laboratories Business Overview

Where is Forest Laboratories headquartered?

Forest Laboratories is headquartered in New York, New York.

How many employees does Forest Laboratories have?

Forest Laboratories has 5,800 employees.

What sector is Forest Laboratories in?

Forest Laboratories is a medical products company.

When was Forest Laboratories founded?

Forest Laboratories was founded in 1956.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 4

Forest Laboratories, Inc.

909 Third Avenue,
New York, New York 10022
United States,
(212) 421-7850
www.frx.com

Forest Laboratories, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells branded forms of ethical drug products in the United States and Europe.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $5.7B $5.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Forest Laboratories - Pharmaceutical Facilities 2015-12-08 - Divestiture
Long Island, New York
Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2014-07-02 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Morrisville, North Carolina · www.furiex.com
Aptalis Pharma, Inc. 2014-01-08 2.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec · www.aptalispharma.com
Clinical Data, Inc. 2011-04-14 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Newton, Massachusetts
Cerexa, Inc. 2007-01-01 480M USD Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.cerexa.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Forest Laboratories Holdings Ltd.    - Saphris 2013-12-02 1
, United States , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 2 (50%) 1.6B (28%) - -
Medical Products 2 (50%) 4.1B (72%) - -
Packaging - - 1 (100%) -
Total 4 $5.7B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 2.8B 1 -
  Massachusetts 1 1.2B - -
  California 1 480M - -
  North Carolina 1 1.1B - -
  New York - - 1 -
Canada 1 2.9B - -
  Quebec 1 2.9B - -
Domestic 3 (75%) 2.8B (49%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 1 (25%) 2.9B (51%) - -
Total 4 $5.7B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1
Covington & Burling
1
Debevoise & Plimpton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $5.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $480M
TOTAL $5.7B
Largest Aptalis Pharma, Inc.
$2.9B (2014-01-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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