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.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 11 - 1 1 - - 13
vol $720M $720M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 2 - - 2
vol $118M $118M
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Largest JRH Biosciences, Inc.
$370M (2005-02-28)
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Largest Sigma-Aldrich Corp - Seelze
$118M (2015-12-15)

According to our data here at Mergr, Sigma-Aldrich has acquired 14 companies, including 2 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%).

When analyzing the life science sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 420 life science companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 25 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic life science acquirer over the past 3 years is Eurofins Scientific SA, with 24 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the life science sector over the past 3 years is Ampersand Capital Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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