Meridian Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life Science Company

Meridian has acquired 10 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Meridian’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired GenePOC - State-of-the-Art Molecular Diagnostics Platform for $120M. Meridian has acquired in 5 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (56%) and life science (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (Meridian)

3471 River Hills Drive,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45244
United States,
(513) 271-3700
www.meridianbioscience.com

Meridian is a life science company that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes a broad range of innovative diagnostic test kits, purified reagents and related products and offers biopharmaceutical enabling technologies. Meridian was founded in 1976 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 7 - - 1 1 - 9
vol $38M $120M $49M $207M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Exalenz Bioscience Ltd. 2020-02-19 49M USD Add-on Acquisition
Modiin, Israel · www.exalenz.com
GenePOC, Inc. - State-of-the-Art Molecular Diagnostics Platform 2019-04-30 120M USD Divestiture
Québec, Quebec
Magellan Biosciences, Inc. 2016-03-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.magellanbio.com
Magellan Diagnostics, Inc. 2016-03-24 - Divestiture
North Billerica, Massachusetts · www.magellanbio.com
Bioline Reagents Ltd. 2010-07-20 23M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.bioline.com
Vybion - Recombinant Protein Technologies 2008-05-13 - Divestiture
, United States
O.E.M. Concepts, Inc. 2005-02-01 6M USD Add-on Acquisition
Saco, Michigan · www.oemconcepts.com
Viral Antigens, Inc. 2000-09-27 9M USD Add-on Acquisition
Memphis, Tennessee
Gull Laboratories, Inc. 1998-11-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Magellan Biosciences, Inc. 2016-03-24 Magellan Diagnostics, Inc. 2016-03-24 1
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.magellanbio.com North Billerica, Massachusetts · www.magellanbio.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 5 (56%) 58M (28%) - -
Life Science 3 (33%) 149M (72%) - -
Machinery 1 (11%) - - -
Total 9 $207M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 15M - -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 9M - -
  Michigan 1 6M - -
Canada 1 120M - -
  Quebec 1 120M - -
Israel 1 49M - -
United Kingdom 1 23M - -
Domestic 6 (67%) 15M (7%) - -
Cross-border 3 (33%) 192M (93%) - -
Total 9 $207M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Legal Deals
Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. (APM & Co.)
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $120M
< $100M 4 $87M
TOTAL $207M
Largest GenePOC, Inc. - State-of-the-Art Molecular Diagnostics Platform
$120M (2019-04-30)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
33%
3 (33%)

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