Johnson & Johnson Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Consumer Products Company

Johnson & Johnson has acquired 41 companies, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 17 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 life science (39%) and medical products (36%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity56
    • M&A Buy Activity39
    • M&A Sell Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 1

Johnson & Johnson

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

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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 32 2 3 1 1 - 39
vol $66.2B $30.0B $1.9B $6.5B $104.6B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 13 1 1 2 - - 17
vol $6.3B $1.0B $2.1B $9.4B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2020-08-19 6.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.momentapharma.com
TARIS Biomedical LLC 2019-12-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.tarisbiomedical.com
BabyCenter LLC 2019-08-27 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.babycenter.com
Johnson & Johnson - RoC Skincare 2019-01-22 - Divestiture
New Brunswick, New Jersey · www.rocskincare.com
Ci:z Holdings Co. Ltd. 2018-10-23 1.9B JPY Add-on Acquisition
Tokyo, Japan · www.ci-z-holdings.com
Zarbee's, Inc. 2018-07-30 - Add-on Acquisition
South Jordan, Utah · www.zarbees.com
C-SATS, Inc. 2018-04-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.csats.com
LifeScan, Inc. 2018-03-16 2.1B USD Divestiture
Milpitas, California · www.lifescan.com
Sightbox, Inc. 2017-09-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.sightbox.com
Johnson & Johnson - Codman Neurosurgery Business 2017-02-15 1.0B USD Divestiture
Raynham, Massachusetts
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.    - XBiotech, Inc. - Novel Antibody Bermekimab 2019-12-07 4
Titusville, New Jersey · www.janssenpharmaceuticalsinc.com Austin, Texas
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.    - Nizoral 2018-06-25 3
Titusville, New Jersey · www.janssenpharmaceuticalsinc.com Fort Washington, Pennsylvania · www.nizoral.com
Cilag AG    - Cilag AG - OTC Products 2017-06-28 1
Schaffhausen, Switzerland Schaffhausen, Switzerland
DePuy Synthes, Inc.    - Tissue Regeneration Systems, Inc. - 3D Printing Technology 2017-04-20 4
Warsaw, Indiana · www.depuysynthes.com Plymouth, Michigan
Janssen Diagnostics LLC    - Janssen Diagnostics LLC - CELLSEARCH Assets 2017-04-03 1
Raritan, New Jersey · www.janssen.com Raritan, New Jersey
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.    - NeuWave Medical, Inc. 2016-03-07 7
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.ethicon.com Madison, Wisconsin · www.neuwavemedical.com
McNeil Nutritionals LLC    - McNeil Nutritionals - Splenda Brand 2015-08-25 1
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania , United States
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.    - INCIVO 2013-11-20 3
Titusville, New Jersey · www.janssenpharmaceuticalsinc.com , United States · www.incivo.com
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.    - SterilMed, Inc. 2011-09-28 6
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.ethicon.com Maple Grove, Minnesota · www.sterilmed.com
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.    - Ortho Dermatologics, Inc. 2011-07-15 2
Titusville, New Jersey · www.janssenpharmaceuticalsinc.com Skillman, New Jersey

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 14 (36%) 30.7B (29%) 7 (41%) 9.2B (98%)
Life Science 15 (38%) 67.7B (65%) 2 (12%) -
Consumer Products 5 (13%) 6.1B (6%) 6 (35%) 185M (2%)
Digital Media 2 (5%) 10M (< 1%) 1 (6%) -
Information Technology 1 (3%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - - -
Machinery 1 (3%) 134M (< 1%) - -
Agriculture - - 1 (6%) -
Total 39 $104.6B 17 $9.4B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 32 56.1B 15 9.4B
  California 14 23.6B 4 4.0B
  Pennsylvania 4 19.9B 1 -
  Massachusetts 4 6.8B 1 1.0B
  New Jersey 2 1.0B 2 -
  New York 1 1.0B 2 4.2B
  Washington 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 134M - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 370M - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 3.3B - -
  Ohio - - 1 -
  Florida - - 1 -
  Delaware - - 1 -
Switzerland 3 30.0B - -
Australia - - 1 -
Canada - - 1 -
  Ontario - - 1 -
Germany 1 16.6B - -
Japan 1 1.9B - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 32 (82%) 56.1B (54%) 15 (88%) 9.4B (100%)
Cross-border 7 (18%) 48.5B (46%) 2 (12%) -
Total 39 $104.6B 17 $9.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Covington & Burling LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 15 $101.5B
$100M to $1B 7 $3.0B
< $100M 3 $180M
TOTAL $104.6B
Largest Actelion Ltd.
$30.0B (2017-01-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 4 $9.2B
$100M to $1B 1 $185M
TOTAL $9.4B
Largest Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc.
$4.2B (2014-01-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
7 (18%)
Strategic(s)
8%
3 (8%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
47%
8 (47%)
Strategic(s)
53%
9 (53%)

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