Life Technologies Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Test/measurement Equipment Company

Life Technologies has acquired 16 companies of its own. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Life Technologies’ largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Ion Torrent Systems for $375M. Life Technologies has acquired in 4 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (44%) and information technology (19%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

Life Technologies Corp.

5791 Van Allen Way,
Carlsbad, California 92008
United States,
www.lifetechnologies.com

Life Technologies Corporation is a global biotechnology company that is committed to providing the most innovative products and services to leading customers in the fields of scientific research, genetic analysis and applied sciences. With a presence in more than 180 countries, the company's portfolio of 50,000 end-to-end solutions is secured by more than 5,000 patents and licenses that span the entire biological spectrum – scientific exploration, molecular diagnostics, 21st century forensics, regenerative medicine and agricultural research.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 16 - - - - - 16
vol $375M $375M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BAC BV 2013-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Naarden, Netherlands · www.bacbv.com
Compendia Bioscience, Inc. 2012-10-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Pinpoint Genomics, Inc. 2012-07-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California
Ion Torrent Systems, Inc. 2010-08-17 375M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.iontorrent.com
Stokes Bio Ltd. 2010-04-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Limerick, Ireland
Geneart AG 2010-04-09 - Stake Purchase
Regensburg, Germany
AcroMetrix 2010-01-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Benicia, California · www.acrometrix.com
BioTrove, Inc. 2009-12-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Woburn, Massachusetts
Invitrogen Corp. 2008-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Carlsbad, California · www.invitrogen.com
Applied Biosystems, Inc. 2008-11-01 - Divestiture
Foster City, California · www.appliedbiosystems.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Invitrogen Corp. 2008-11-01 Applied Biosystems, Inc. 2008-11-01 1
Carlsbad, California · www.invitrogen.com Foster City, California · www.appliedbiosystems.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 7 (44%) - - -
Information Technology 3 (19%) 375M (100%) - -
Medical Products 3 (19%) - - -
Healthcare Services 2 (13%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $375M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 13 375M - -
  California 8 375M - -
  Massachusetts 3 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 13 (81%) 375M (100%) - -
Cross-border 3 (19%) - - -
Total 16 $375M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Moelis & Co.
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $375M
TOTAL $375M
Largest Ion Torrent Systems, Inc.
$375M (2010-08-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
71%
5 71%
Strategic(s)
29%
2 29%

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