M&A Deal Summary

IDEXX Laboratories Acquires Blue Ridge Pharmaceuticals

On October 2, 1998, IDEXX Laboratories acquired medical products company Blue Ridge Pharmaceuticals for 50M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is IDEXX Laboratories’ 1st transaction in the Medical Products sector.
  • This is IDEXX Laboratories’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is IDEXX Laboratories’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is IDEXX Laboratories’ 1st transaction in North Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 1998-10-02
Target Blue Ridge Pharmaceuticals
Sector Medical Products
Buyer(s) IDEXX Laboratories
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 50M USD

Target

Blue Ridge Pharmaceuticals

Durham, North Carolina, United States
Blue Ridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc.is an animal health pharmaceutical company.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

IDEXX Laboratories

Westbrook, Maine, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1983
Sector Medical Products
Employees10,350
Revenue 3.7B USD (2023)
DESCRIPTION
IDEXX Laboratories' corporate headquarters in Westbrook, Maine.
IDEXX Laboratories' corporate headquarters in Westbrook, Maine.

IDEXX Laboratories is a provider of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services for taking caring of animals and livestock. IDEXX Laboratories was founded in 1983 and is based in Westbrook, Maine.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 10
Sector (Medical Products) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 7
State (North Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 4
Year (1998) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-11-01 Vet Med Lab

Copenhagen, Denmark

Vet Med Lab is a provider of veterinary reference laboratory services. Vet Med Lab will be operated as part of IDEXX's worldwide reference laboratory network.

Buy $31M