Sigma-Aldrich Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Life Science Company

Sigma-Aldrich has acquired 14 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Sigma-Aldrich’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired JRH Biosciences for $370M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Sigma-Aldrich Corp - Seelze to Honeywell International for $118M. Sigma-Aldrich has acquired in 7 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (77%) and chemicals (8%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 3

Sigma-Aldrich Corp.

3050 Spruce Street,
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
United States,
(314) 771-5765
www.sigmaaldrich.com

Sigma-Aldrich Corp. is a life science and high technology company whose biochemical, organic chemical products, kits, and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics and high technology manufacturing. Sigma-Aldrich customers include more than 1.3 million scientists and technologists in life science companies, university, and government institutions, hospitals, and industry.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
vol $720M $720M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $118M $118M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sigma-Aldrich Corp - Seelze 2015-12-15 118M EUR Divestiture
, Germany
Olink AB - Duolink 2015-10-29 - Divestiture
, Sweden
Pharmorphix Ltd. 2015-10-01 - Divestiture
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Cell Marque Corporation 2014-11-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Rocklin, California · www.cellmarque.com
Research Organics, Inc. 2012-04-02 - Acquisition Financing
Cleveland, Ohio
BioReliance Corp. 2012-01-31 350M USD Add-on Acquisition
Rockville, Maryland · www.bioreliance.com
Cerilliant Corp. 2010-12-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Round Rock, Texas · www.cerilliant.com
Ace Animals, Inc. 2010-03-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Boyertown, Pennsylvania
ChemNavigator, Inc. 2009-08-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.chemnavigator.com
Molecular Medicine Bioservices, Inc. 2007-05-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Carlsbad, California
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 10 (77%) 370M (51%) 1 (50%) -
Chemicals 1 (8%) - 1 (50%) 118M (100%)
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) 350M (49%) - -
Medical Products 1 (8%) - - -
Total 13 $720M 2 $118M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 720M - -
  Wisconsin 2 - - -
  California 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 350M - -
United Kingdom 2 - 1 -
Germany - - 1 118M
Ireland 1 - - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (69%) 720M (100%) - -
Cross-border 4 (31%) - 2 (100%) 118M (100%)
Total 13 $720M 2 $118M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1
Legal Deals
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $720M
TOTAL $720M
Largest JRH Biosciences, Inc.
$370M (2005-02-28)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $118M
TOTAL $118M
Largest Sigma-Aldrich Corp - Seelze
$118M (2015-12-15)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
57%
4 57%
Strategic(s)
43%
3 43%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%

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