M&A Deal Summary

Pfizer Acquires Warner-Lambert Company

On February 8, 2000, Pfizer acquired life science company Warner-Lambert Company for 90.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Pfizer’s 1st transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is Pfizer’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Pfizer’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Pfizer’s 1st transaction in New Jersey.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2000-02-08
Target Warner-Lambert Company
Sector Life Science
Buyer(s) Pfizer
Deal Type Merger
Deal Value 90.2B USD

Target

Warner-Lambert Company

Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
Warner–Lambert an American pharmaceutical company. The Company was formed in 1920 and was based in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Pfizer

New York, New York, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1849
Sector Life Science
Employees79,000
Revenue 81.3B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Pfizer office in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Pfizer office in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Pfizer is a research-based, global biopharmaceutical company. Pfizer applies science and global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives through the discovery, development and manufacture of healthcare products. The Company's global portfolio includes medicines, vaccines and medical devices, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer healthcare products. Pfizer collaborates with healthcare providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable healthcare around the world. The majority of Pfizer's revenues come from the manufacture and sale of biopharmaceutical products. Pfizer was founded in 1849 and is based in New York, New York.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 41
Sector (Life Science) 1 of 37
Type (Merger) 1 of 2
State (New Jersey) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 1 of 30
Year (2000) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 20
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1998-07-22 American Medical Systems

Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

American Medical Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of medical devices for the surgical treatment of urological and gynecological disorders.

Sell $130M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2002-11-06 Tetra

Melle, Germany

Producer of aquatic pet food.

Sell $238M