Merck Animal Health - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Merck Animal Health M&A Summary

Merck Animal Health has acquired 6 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Merck Animal Health’s largest acquisition to date was in 2024, when it acquired Elanco Animal Health - Aqua Business for $1.3B. Merck Animal Health has acquired in 3 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (34%) and life science (34%).

Merck Animal Health Business Overview

Where is Merck Animal Health headquartered?

Merck Animal Health is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.

What sector is Merck Animal Health in?

Merck Animal Health is a life science company.

When was Merck Animal Health founded?

Merck Animal Health was founded in 1921.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Merck Animal Health

2 Giralda Farms ,
Madison, New Jersey 07940
United States,
(908) 277-1082
www.merck-animal-health-usa.com

Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, is the global animal health business unit of Merck. MSD provides veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 2 1 1 1 - 1 6
vol $1.3B $1.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Elanco Animal Health - Aqua Business 2024-02-05 1.3B USD Divestiture
Greenfield, Indiana
Vence Corp. 2022-09-22 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.vence.io
PrognostiX Poultry Ltd. 2021-02-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Devon, United Kingdom · www.poultrysense.com
IdentiGEN Ltd. 2020-08-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.identigen.com
Vallée S.A. 2017-03-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Montes Claros, Brazil · www.vallee.com.br
Harrisvaccines, Inc. 2015-11-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Ames, Iowa · www.harrisvaccines.com
Global Animal Management Inc. 2014-02-28 - Divestiture
, United States
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 2 (33%) - - -
Life Science 2 (33%) 1.3B (100%) - -
Medical Products 2 (33%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (100%) -
Total 6 $1.3B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 1.3B 1 -
  Iowa 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 1.3B - -
  California 1 - - -
Brazil 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (50%) 1.3B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 3 (50%) - - -
Total 6 $1.3B 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.3B
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Elanco Animal Health - Aqua Business
$1.3B (2024-02-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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