GlaxoSmithKline - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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GlaxoSmithKline M&A Summary

GlaxoSmithKline has acquired 32 companies, including 7 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 24 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 Beverage & Food Limited for $2.1B. GlaxoSmithKline has acquired in 11 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (82%) and healthcare services (7%).

GlaxoSmithKline Business Overview

Where is GlaxoSmithKline headquartered?

GlaxoSmithKline is headquartered in Brentford, United Kingdom.

What is GlaxoSmithKline’s revenue?

GlaxoSmithKline disclosed revenue of 34,099M GBP for 2020 and 33,754M GBP for 2019.

How many employees does GlaxoSmithKline have?

GlaxoSmithKline has 94,066 employees.

What sector is GlaxoSmithKline in?

GlaxoSmithKline is a life science company.

When was GlaxoSmithKline founded?

GlaxoSmithKline was founded in 1715.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity56
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity24
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 30
  • M&A Advisors 9

GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline plc

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

GlaxoSmithKline is a multinational pharmaceutical, biologics, vaccines and consumer healthcare company. GlaxoSmithKline was founded in 1715 and is based in Brentford, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 26 1 - 2 1 2 32
vol $97.1B $5.0B $2.0B $1.5B $105.5B
Sell (1.2/yr) # 18 4 2 - - - 24
vol $6.1B $500M $6.6B
  56

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Elsie Biotechnologies 2024-06-06 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.elsiebio.com
Aiolos Bio, Inc. 2024-01-09 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.aiolosbio.com
BELLUS Health, Inc. 2023-04-18 2.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Laval, Quebec · www.bellushealth.com
Affinivax, Inc. 2022-05-31 2.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.affinivax.com
Sierra Oncology, Inc. 2022-04-13 2.9B GBP Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.www.sierraoncology.com
GSK - Cephalosporin Antibiotics Business 2021-02-11 500M USD Divestiture
Brentford, United Kingdom
GlaxoSmithKline plc - The Clinical Laboratory Science 2021-01-20 - Divestiture
Marburg, Germany
GSK Consumer Healthcare - seven brands 2020-07-16 - Divestiture
Brentford, United Kingdom
Hindustan Unilever Ltd. 2020-04-01 - Stake Purchase
Mumbai, India · www.hul.co.in
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd. 2020-04-01 - Divestiture
Gurugram, India · www.india-consumer.gsk.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ViiV Healthcare 2009-11-01 Bristol-Myers - HIV R&D portfolio 2016-02-22 1
Middlesex, United Kingdom · www.viivhealthcare.com , United States
Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. 2009-04-20 Stiefel - Verdeso® (desonide) Foam 0.05% 2013-06-05 1
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina · www.stiefel.com , United States
Tesaro, Inc.    - OPKO - Rolapitant 2010-12-10 1
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.tesarobio.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 26 (81%) 99.8B (95%) 17 (71%) 2.7B (40%)
Healthcare Services 2 (6%) 5.2B (5%) 3 (13%) 830M (13%)
Medical Products 2 (6%) 305M (< 1%) 2 (8%) 1.1B (16%)
Beverages 1 (3%) 249M (< 1%) 1 (4%) 2.1B (31%)
Consumer Products 1 (3%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 32 $105.5B 24 $6.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 19 25.8B 4 1.2B
  California 6 5.0B 1 -
  Massachusetts 3 7.9B 1 -
  New Jersey 2 2.9B - -
  Montana 1 2.3B 1 700M
  Washington 1 263M - -
  North Carolina 1 2.9B - -
  Minnesota 1 566M - -
  Maryland 1 3.6B - -
  Maine 1 55M - -
  Florida 1 135M - -
United Kingdom 4 76.3B 13 5.2B
Australia - - 2 265M
Croatia - - 2 -
Germany 1 94M 1 -
India 1 - 1 -
Switzerland 2 472M - -
Argentina 1 253M - -
Belgium 1 580M - -
Canada 1 2.0B - -
  Quebec 1 2.0B - -
China 1 70M - -
Italy - - 1 -
South Africa 1 - - -
Domestic 4 (13%) 76.3B (72%) 13 (54%) 5.2B (78%)
Cross-border 28 (88%) 29.2B (28%) 11 (46%) 1.5B (22%)
Total 32 $105.5B 24 $6.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Crosstree Capital Partners, Inc.
2
PJT Partners, Inc.
2
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
2
Latham & Watkins
2
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 11 $100.9B
$100M to $1B 12 $4.3B
< $100M 5 $326M
TOTAL $105.5B
Largest SmithKline Beecham Ltd.
$75.7B (2000-01-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 3 $4.2B
$100M to $1B 6 $2.4B
TOTAL $6.6B
Largest Lucozade Ribena Suntory Ltd.
$2.1B (2013-09-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
16%
5 (16%)
Strategic(s)
13%
4 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
8%
2 (8%)
Strategic(s)
92%
22 (92%)

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