Meda Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life ScienceCompany

Meda has acquired 12 companies of its own. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Meda’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Rottapharm for $3.1B. Meda has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (86%) and medical products (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 2

Meda

Meda AB

Pipers vag 2A,
Solna, 17073
Sweden,
+46 8 630 19 00
www.meda.se

Meda is an operator of an international specialty pharma company that is fully represented in Europe and the US through its own sales organizations in more than 50 countries. Meda’s products are sold in about 120 countries, and where it lacks a sales organization, it markets and sells its products via agents and other pharmaceutical companies. Meda has a diversified geographic footprint with approximately 62 percent of Meda's sales generated in Western Europe (the largest countries being Italy, Germany, France, and Sweden), 19 percent in Emerging Markets (driven by China, Russia, the Middle East, and Thailand) and 17 percent in the U.S. Meda has a network of seven manufacturing facilities in Europe, the U.S. and India. Meda is based in Solna, Sweden.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '09 '10 '11 '12 '13 '14 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 3 1 1 - 1 1 7
vol $2.5B $350M $213M $135M $3.1B $6.3B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2014-09-04 - Divestiture
Somerset, New Jersey · www.meda.us
Rottapharm S.p.A. 2014-07-31 3.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Monza, Italy · www.rotta.com
Acton Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2013-08-30 135M USD Add-on Acquisition
Marlborough, Massachusetts · www.actonpharmaceuticals.com
Healthcare Brands International Ltd. 2011-04-21 213M SEK Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.healthcarebrandsinternational.com
Alaven Pharmaceuticals LLC 2010-10-05 350M USD Add-on Acquisition
Marietta, Georgia
MedPointe Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2007-07-20 800M USD Add-on Acquisition
Somerset, New Jersey · www.medpointeinc.com
VIATRIS GmbH & Co. KG 2005-08-10 845M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Bad Homburg, Germany · www.viatris.com
Viatris GmbH & Co., KG. 2005-08-08 845M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Bad Homburg, Germany
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 6 (86%) 6.1B (97%) 1 (100%) -
Medical Products 1 (14%) 213M (3%) - -
Total 7 $6.3B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.3B 1 -
  New Jersey 1 800M 1 -
  Massachusetts 1 135M - -
  Georgia 1 350M - -
Germany 2 1.7B - -
Italy 1 3.1B - -
United Kingdom 1 213M - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 7 (100%) 6.3B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Total 7 $6.3B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Legal Deals
Reed Smith LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.1B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.2B
TOTAL $6.3B
Largest Rottapharm S.p.A.
$3.1B (2014-07-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
71%
5 (71%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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