Johnson & Johnson Mergers and Acquisitions Summary
consumer products Company

Johnson & Johnson has acquired 38 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 16 assets.

Johnson & Johnson’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Actelion for $30.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2014, when it sold Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics to The Carlyle Group for $4.2B. Johnson & Johnson has acquired in 12 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (39%) and life science (37%).

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Johnson & Johnson

One Johnson & Johnson Plaza,
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08933
United States,
(732) 524-0400

Johnson & Johnson is a multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer. Johnson & Johnson was formed in 1887 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 27 1 3 2 3 - 36
vol $58.6B $7.6B $30.0B $1.9B $98.1B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 8 1 3 1 1 2 16
vol $4.3B $1.9B $1.0B $2.1B $9.4B

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Largest Actelion Ltd.
$30.0B (2017-01-26)
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Largest Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.
$4.2B (2014-01-16)

Consumer Products M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 319 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Unilever NV, with 8 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton Partners with 8 platform acquisitions.

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