GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)

980 Great West Road,
Brentford, TW8 9GS
United Kingdom,
+44 20 8047 5000
www.gsk.com

GlaxoSmithKline plc is a multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company. GlaxoSmithKline was originally established in 1935 and is based in Brentford, England.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 22 1 - 1 - - 24
vol $91.5B $282M $212M $92.0B
Sell (1.4/yr) # 9 4 - 2 - 1 16
vol $1.8B $4.2B $130M $6.1B
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Largest SmithKline Beecham Ltd.
$75.7B (2000-01-17)
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Largest Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd.
$2.1B (2013-09-09)

According to our data here at Mergr, GlaxoSmithKline has acquired 24 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 16 assets.

GlaxoSmithKline’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired SmithKline Beecham for $75.7B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Lucozade Ribena Suntory to Suntory Holdings for $2.1B. GlaxoSmithKline has acquired in 11 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (84%) and medical products (13%).

When analyzing the life science sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 414 life science companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 25 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic life science acquirer over the past 3 years is Eurofins Scientific SA, with 25 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the life science sector over the past 3 years is Ampersand Capital Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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