Galapagos NV Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life Science Company

Galapagos NV has acquired 7 companies. It has also divested 4 assets.

Galapagos NV’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Sareum Holdings - Drug Discovery business for $783M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Galapagos NV - CRO Services Division to Charles River Laboratories International for $145M. Galapagos NV has acquired in 1 US state, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Galapagos NV

Generaal De Wittelaan L11 A3,
Mechelen, 2800
Belgium,
32 1 534 29 00
www.glpg.com

Galapagos NV is a clinical stage biotech company focused on developing novel mode of action medicines. Galapagos was founded in 1999 and is based in Mechelen, Belgium.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $811M $811M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - 1 - 4
vol $145M $35M $181M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fidelta Ltd. 2020-11-23 35M EUR Divestiture
Zagreb, Croatia · www.fidelta.eu
Argenta Discovery 2009 Ltd. 2014-03-31 - Divestiture
Harlow, United Kingdom · www.argentadiscovery.com
BioFocus DPI Ltd. 2014-03-31 - Divestiture
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Galapagos NV - CRO Services Division 2014-03-13 145M EUR Divestiture
Mechelen, Belgium
Compound Focus, Inc. 2011-06-01 14M EUR Divestiture
385 Oyster Point Boulevard Suite 1, California
GlaxoSmithKline - Medical Research Croatia 2010-09-07 - Divestiture
Zagreb, Croatia
Fidelta Ltd. 2010-09-01 - Divestiture
Zagreb, Croatia · www.fidelta.eu
Sareum Holdings - Drug Discovery business 2008-08-26 783M EUR Divestiture
, United Kingdom
ProSkelia SASU 2006-12-22 - Divestiture
Paris, France
Inpharmatica Ltd. 2006-12-06 14M EUR Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.inpharmatica.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 7 (100%) 811M (100%) 4 (100%) 181M (100%)
Total 7 $811M 4 $181M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 3 797M 2 -
Croatia 2 - 1 35M
Belgium - - 1 145M
France 1 - - -
United States 1 14M - -
  California 1 14M - -
Domestic - - 1 (25%) 145M (81%)
Cross-border 7 (100%) 811M (100%) 3 (75%) 35M (19%)
Total 7 $811M 4 $181M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $783M
< $100M 2 $28M
TOTAL $811M
Largest Sareum Holdings - Drug Discovery business
$783M (2008-08-26)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $145M
< $100M 1 $35M
TOTAL $181M
Largest Galapagos NV - CRO Services Division
$145M (2014-03-13)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
71%
5 (71%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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