King Pharmaceuticals - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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King Pharmaceuticals M&A Summary

King Pharmaceuticals has acquired 2 companies of its own.

King Pharmaceuticals’ largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Alpharma Pharmaceuticals for $16.0B. King Pharmaceuticals has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (100%).

King Pharmaceuticals Ownership

Who owns King Pharmaceuticals?

King Pharmaceuticals is owned by Pfizer. It was acquired on March 1, 2011.

King Pharmaceuticals Business Overview

Where is King Pharmaceuticals headquartered?

King Pharmaceuticals is headquartered in Bristol, Tennessee.

How many employees does King Pharmaceuticals have?

King Pharmaceuticals has 2,600 employees.

What sector is King Pharmaceuticals in?

King Pharmaceuticals is a life science company.

When was King Pharmaceuticals founded?

King Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1993.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Advisors 2

King Pharmaceuticals LLC

501 Fifth Street,
Bristol, Tennessee 37620
United States,
(423) 989-8000

King Pharmaceuticals LLC is a vertically integrated branded pharmaceutical company. King seeks to capitalize on opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry through the development, including through in-licensing arrangements and acquisitions, of novel branded prescription pharmaceutical products and technologies that complement the Company's focus in specialty-driven markets, particularly neuroscience and hospital. King's wholly owned subsidiary, Alpharma, LLC, is also a leader in the development, registration, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical products for food producing animals.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 '08 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # - - - - - 2 2
vol $17.6B $17.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Alpharma Pharmaceuticals Inc. 2008-12-29 16.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Piscataway, New Jersey
Alpharma, Inc. 2008-11-21 1.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
Piscataway, New Jersey
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 2 (100%) 17.6B (100%) - -
Total 2 $17.6B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 17.6B - -
  New Jersey 2 17.6B - -
Total 2 $17.6B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
Legal Deals
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $17.6B
TOTAL $17.6B
Largest Alpharma Pharmaceuticals Inc.
$16.0B (2008-12-29)

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