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 1885 and is based in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 25 2 1 3 2 2 35
vol $56.8B $1.8B $7.6B $30.0B $96.2B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 6 2 1 3 1 1 14
vol $185M $4.2B $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)

According to our data here at Mergr, Johnson & Johnson has acquired 37 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 14 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 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (40%) and life science (38%).

When analyzing the consumer products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 301 consumer products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 21 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic consumer products acquirer over the past 3 years is Youngevity International, with 7 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the consumer products sector over the past 3 years is L Catterton with 8 platform acquisitions.

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