Schering-Plough Acquisitions and Exits, 6 Deals Between 1980 and 2007
life science Company

Schering-Plough has acquired 5 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

Schering-Plough’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Organon BioSciences N.V. for $12.4B. Schering-Plough has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (80%) and apparel/textiles (20%).

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Schering-Plough Corp.

2000 Galloping Hill Road,
Kenilworth, New Jersey 07033
United States,
(908) 298-4000

Schering-Plough Corp. is a manufacturer and sells pharmaceuticals.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 '07 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 3 - - 1 - 1 5
vol $85M $12.4B $12.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1

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Largest Organon BioSciences N.V.
$12.4B (2007-11-19)
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Life Science M&A - Last 3 Years

Schering-Plough was acquired by Merck on November 3, 2009.

When analyzing the life science sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 390 life science companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic life science acquirer over the past 3 years is Eurofins Scientific SA, with 21 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the life science sector over the past 3 years is Avista Capital Partners with 6 platform acquisitions.

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