Novo Nordisk - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Novo Nordisk M&A Summary

Novo Nordisk has acquired 8 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Novo Nordisk’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired Dicerna Pharmaceuticals for $3.3B. Novo Nordisk has acquired in 2 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (100%).

Novo Nordisk Business Overview

Where is Novo Nordisk headquartered?

Novo Nordisk is headquartered in Bagsvaerd, Denmark.

What is Novo Nordisk’s revenue?

Novo Nordisk disclosed revenue of 176,954M DKK for 2022 and 140,800M DKK for 2021.

How many employees does Novo Nordisk have?

Novo Nordisk has 48,000 employees.

What sector is Novo Nordisk in?

Novo Nordisk is a life science company.

When was Novo Nordisk founded?

Novo Nordisk was founded in 1923.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1
  • M&A Advisors 3

Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S

Novo Allé,
Bagsvaerd, 2880
Denmark,
+45 44 44 88 88
www.novonordisk.com

Novo Nordisk is a global pharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of individuals affected by diabetes and other serious chronic conditions. Novo Nordisk develops and provides a comprehensive range of treatments, therapies, and medical solutions that help patients manage their health effectively. Novo Nordisk was formed in 1923 and is based in Bagsvaerd, Denmark.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 3 1 1 1 1 1 8
vol $800M $3.3B $1.1B $1.0B $6.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cardior Pharmaceuticals GmbH 2024-03-25 1.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Hannover, Germany · www.cardior.de
Embark Biotech 2023-08-30 - Add-on Acquisition
, Denmark · www.embarkbiotech.com
Forma Therapeutics, Inc. 2022-09-01 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Watertown, Massachusetts · www.formatherapeutics.com
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2021-11-18 3.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.dicerna.com
Corvidia Therapeutics, Inc. 2020-06-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.corvidiatx.com
Ziylo 2018-08-17 800M USD Add-on Acquisition
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.ziylo.com
Calibrium LLC 2015-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Indianapolis, Indiana
MB2 LLC 2015-08-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Carmel, Indiana
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 8 (100%) 6.2B (100%) - -
Total 8 $6.2B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 4.4B - -
  Massachusetts 3 4.4B - -
  Indiana 2 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
Germany 1 1.0B - -
United Kingdom 1 800M - -
Domestic 1 (13%) - - -
Cross-border 7 (88%) 6.2B (100%) - -
Total 8 $6.2B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group
1
Moelis & Co.
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $5.4B
$100M to $1B 1 $800M
TOTAL $6.2B
Largest Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
$3.3B (2021-11-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
13%
1 (13%)

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