Pfizer - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Pfizer M&A Summary

Pfizer has acquired 49 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 18 assets.

Pfizer’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Warner-Lambert Company for $90.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2006, when it sold Pfizer Consumer Healthcare to Johnson & Johnson for $16.6B. Pfizer has acquired in 13 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (91%) and consumer products (5%).

Pfizer Business Overview

Where is Pfizer headquartered?

Pfizer is headquartered in New York, New York.

What is Pfizer’s revenue?

Pfizer disclosed revenue of 58,496M USD for 2023 and 100,330M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Pfizer have?

Pfizer has 8,300 employees.

What sector is Pfizer in?

Pfizer is a life science company.

When was Pfizer founded?

Pfizer was founded in 1849.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity61
    • M&A Buy Activity43
    • M&A Sell Activity18
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 32
  • M&A Advisors 27

Pfizer

Pfizer, Inc.

66 Hudson Boulevard East,
New York, New York 10001
United States,
(212) 733-2323
www.pfizer.com

Pfizer is a global pharmaceutical company that is involved in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of a wide range of healthcare products, including medicines and vaccines. The company's portfolio includes treatments across a broad spectrum of areas such as oncology, cardiology, neurology, and infectious diseases, among others. Pfizer was founded in 1849 and is based in New York, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 34 3 2 3 1 - 43
vol $273.2B $6.7B $17.5B $43.0B $340.5B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 14 2 2 - - - 18
vol $36.5B $75M $36.6B
  61

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Seagen, Inc. 2023-03-13 43.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Bothell, Washington · www.seagen.com
Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. 2022-08-08 5.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.gbt.com
Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co. Ltd. 2022-05-10 11.6B USD Add-on Acquisition
New Haven, Connecticut · www.biohavenpharma.com
ReViral Ltd. 2022-04-07 525M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.reviral.co.uk
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2021-12-13 6.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.arenapharm.com
Meridian Medical Technologies LLC 2021-11-02 - Divestiture
St. Louis, Missouri · www.meridianmeds.com
Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2021-04-28 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.amplyx.com
Pfizer - Biologics DS and DP Manufacturing Facilities 2021-03-17 - Divestiture
Hangzhou, China
Arixa Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2020-10-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.arixapharma.com
Trillium Therapeutics Inc. 2020-09-08 - Stake Purchase
Toronto, Ontario · www.trilliumtherapeutics.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Icagen, Inc. 2011-07-19 Icagen, Inc. - North Carolina Operations 2020-02-11 1
Durham, North Carolina · www.icagen.com , North Carolina
ViiV Healthcare 2009-11-01 Bristol-Myers - HIV R&D portfolio 2016-02-22 1
Middlesex, United Kingdom · www.viivhealthcare.com , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 39 (91%) 340.5B (100%) 13 (72%) 19.1B (52%)
Consumer Products 2 (5%) - 1 (6%) 238M (1%)
Medical Products 1 (2%) - 2 (11%) 1.1B (3%)
Food - - 2 (11%) 16.1B (44%)
Healthcare Services 1 (2%) - - -
Total 43 $340.5B 18 $36.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 31 337.9B 13 17.3B
  California 13 32.5B 2 -
  New Jersey 3 150.6B 2 4.2B
  North Carolina 3 56M - -
  Massachusetts 2 - 1 -
  Pennsylvania 2 68.0B - -
  Michigan 1 - 1 -
  Illinois 1 17.0B - -
  Connecticut 1 11.6B - -
  Colorado 1 11.4B - -
  Washington 1 43.0B - -
  Texas 1 195M - -
  Tennessee 1 3.6B - -
  Missouri - - 1 -
  Minnesota - - 1 130M
  New York - - 1 75M
United Kingdom 4 1.1B - -
Switzerland 3 810M - -
China 1 - 1 -
Germany - - 2 16.8B
Australia - - 1 -
Austria 1 635M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
France - - 1 2.4B
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 31 (72%) 337.9B (99%) 13 (72%) 17.3B (47%)
Cross-border 12 (28%) 2.5B (1%) 5 (28%) 19.2B (53%)
Total 43 $340.5B 18 $36.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Guggenheim Securities
8
Centerview Partners
5
Lazard Ltd.
4
Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray
7
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
6
DLA Piper
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 12 $336.1B
$100M to $1B 8 $4.3B
< $100M 1 $56M
TOTAL $340.5B
Largest Warner-Lambert Company LLC
$90.2B (2000-02-08)
sell # Total
> $1B 5 $36.1B
$100M to $1B 2 $368M
< $100M 2 $110M
TOTAL $36.6B
Largest Pfizer Consumer Healthcare GmbH
$16.6B (2006-06-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
19%
8 (19%)
Strategic(s)
12%
5 (12%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Strategic(s)
67%
12 (67%)

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