Perrigo Company PLC

Treasury Building, Lower Grand Canal Street,
Dublin, 2
Ireland,
+353 1 604 0031
www.perrigo.com

Perrigo Company plc is a global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), as well as receives royalties from Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri®. The company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market and an industry leader in pharmaceutical technologies. Perrigo was formed in 1887 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

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Buy (1.8/yr) # 17 3 2 2 2 - 26
vol $2.8B $8.9B $4.1B $15.8B
Sell (1.0/yr) # - - - - 1 4 5
vol $2.9B $2.9B
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Largest TYSABRI (natalizumab)
$2.9B (2017-02-27)

According to our data here at Mergr, Perrigo Company has acquired 26 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Perrigo Company’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Elan for $8.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold TYSABRI to Royalty Pharma for $2.9B. Perrigo Company has acquired in 12 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (39%) and consumer products (20%).

When analyzing the life science sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 410 life science companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 23 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic life science acquirer over the past 3 years is Eurofins Scientific SA, with 25 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the life science sector over the past 3 years is Ampersand Capital Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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