Roche Holding AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Roche Holding AG has acquired 42 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Roche Holding AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired Genentech for $46.8B. Roche Holding AG has acquired in 9 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (67%) and medical products (13%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity41
    • M&A Buy Activity39
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11
  • M&A Advisors 5

Roche Holding AG

Konzern-Hauptsitz Grenzacherstrasse124,
Basel, 4070
Switzerland,
41 61 688 11 11
www.roche.com

Roche is a research-focused healthcare company focused on pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. Roche Holding was founded in 1896 and is based in Basel, Switzerland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 28 4 1 3 2 1 39
vol $62.7B $1.7B $11.0B $428M $1.8B $77.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
  41

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Roche Holding - U.S. Ariosa Centralized Laboratory Prenatal Testing Business 2021-08-16 - Divestiture
Elmwood Park, New Jersey
GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. 2021-03-15 1.8B USD Merger
Carlsbad, California · www.genmarkdx.com
Inflazome Ltd. 2020-09-21 428M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Dublin, Ireland · www.inflazome.com
Stratos Genomics, Inc. 2020-05-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.stratosgenomics.com
Promedior, Inc. 2019-11-15 1.4B USD Merger
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.promedior.com
Foundation Medicine, Inc. 2019-06-19 5.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.foundationmedicine.com
Spark Therapeutics, Inc. 2019-02-25 4.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania · www.sparktx.com
Tusk Therapeutics Ltd. 2018-09-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom · www.tusktherapeutics.com
Ignyta, Inc. 2017-12-22 1.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.ignyta.com
Viewics, Inc. 2017-11-17 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.viewics.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 26 (67%) 72.0B (93%) 1 (50%) -
Medical Products 5 (13%) 5.2B (7%) - -
Healthcare Services 2 (5%) 366M (< 1%) - -
Information Technology 2 (5%) - - -
Chemicals 1 (3%) - 1 (50%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - - -
Software 1 (3%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (3%) - - -
Total 39 $77.6B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 25 75.6B 1 -
  California 13 59.5B - -
  Massachusetts 5 7.4B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 4.3B - -
  Maryland 1 600M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 140M - -
  Arizona 1 3.4B - -
  Wisconsin 1 273M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  New Jersey - - 1 -
Germany 4 176M - -
Switzerland 3 244M 1 -
United Kingdom 2 160M - -
Austria 1 - - -
Canada 1 145M - -
  Ontario 1 145M - -
Denmark 1 250M - -
France 1 530M - -
Ireland 1 428M - -
Domestic 3 (8%) 244M (< 1%) 1 (50%) -
Cross-border 36 (92%) 77.3B (100%) 1 (50%) -
Total 39 $77.6B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
6
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
6
Sidley Austin LLP
2
Foley & Lardner LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 8 $73.0B
$100M to $1B 16 $4.6B
< $100M 2 $29M
TOTAL $77.6B
Largest Genentech, Inc.
$46.8B (2009-03-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
7 (18%)
Strategic(s)
5%
2 (5%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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