Sanofi Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life ScienceCompany

Sanofi has acquired 26 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 14 assets.

Sanofi’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Genzyme for $20.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Zentiva Group a.s. to Advent International for $2.2B. Sanofi has acquired in 8 different US states, and 10 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (63%) and medical products (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity38
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 24
  • M&A Advisors 6

Sanofi

Sanofi SA

54, Rue La Boetie,
Paris, 75008
France,
+33 1 53 77 40 00
www.sanofi.com

Sanofi is a French multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Paris, France, the world's fourth-largest by prescription sales. Sanofi was founded in 1994 and is based in Paris, France.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 18 - 2 - 2 2 24
vol $29.1B $11.6B $3.7B $4.7B $49.0B
Sell (2.0/yr) # 4 2 4 1 3 - 14
vol $425M $94M $2.2B $350M $3.0B
  38

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Translate Bio, Inc. 2021-08-03 3.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.translate.bio
Kymab 2021-01-11 1.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.kymab.com
Principia Biopharma, Inc. 2020-08-17 3.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
South San Francisco, California · www.principiabio.com
Sanofi SA - OTC Self-Care Brands 2020-08-11 - Divestiture
Paris, France
Sanofi SA - Dellegra 2020-08-04 - Divestiture
Paris, France
Chattem, Inc. 2020-03-20 - Divestiture
Chattanooga, Tennessee · www.kaopectate.com
Synthorx, Inc. 2020-01-23 - Add-on Acquisition
La Jolla, California · www.synthorx.com
sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC (Seprafilm Adhesion Barrier) 2019-12-02 350M USD Divestiture
, United States · www.seprafilm.us
Sanofi SA - Inhalation Contract Manufacturing Business 2018-10-01 - Divestiture
Paris, France
Ablynx NV 2018-06-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Zwijnaarde, Belgium · www.ablynx.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Genzyme Corp. 2011-02-16 Caprelsa 2015-07-27 1
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.genzyme.com , United Kingdom · www.caprelsarems.com
Merial Ltd. 2009-07-30 Dosch - Animal Health Division 2012-12-20 1
Duluth, Georgia · www.merial.us , India

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 15 (63%) 41.7B (85%) 8 (57%) 2.7B (88%)
Medical Products 4 (17%) 4.0B (8%) 2 (14%) 350M (12%)
Consumer Products 3 (13%) 2.3B (5%) 3 (21%) -
Business Services 1 (4%) 563M (1%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (4%) 417M (1%) - -
Chemicals - - 1 (7%) -
Total 24 $49.0B 14 $3.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 46.2B 3 775M
  Massachusetts 4 34.9B - -
  California 4 4.8B - -
  Tennessee 1 1.9B 1 -
  Georgia 1 4.0B - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  New York 1 563M - -
  New Jersey - - 1 425M
France 2 417M 9 94M
Czech Republic 1 - 1 2.2B
Australia 1 399M - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Brazil 1 563M - -
Colombia 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Senegal - - 1 -
Switzerland 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 1.5B - -
Domestic 2 (8%) 417M (1%) 9 (64%) 94M (3%)
Cross-border 22 (92%) 48.6B (99%) 5 (36%) 2.9B (97%)
Total 24 $49.0B 14 $3.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
2
Morgan Stanley
2
Lazard Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
6
Jones Day
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 7 $45.9B
$100M to $1B 6 $3.1B
TOTAL $49.0B
Largest Genzyme Corp.
$20.1B (2011-02-16)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.2B
$100M to $1B 2 $775M
< $100M 1 $94M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest Zentiva Group a.s.
$2.2B (2018-04-17)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
5 (21%)
Strategic(s)
13%
3 (13%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)
Strategic(s)
93%
13 (93%)

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