VWR International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Distribution Company

VWR International has acquired 51 companies of its own, including 11 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

VWR International has acquired in 12 different US states, and 22 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include distribution (50%) and medical products (26%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity50
    • M&A Buy Activity50
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 22
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

VWR International LLC

Radnor Corporate Center, Building One,
Radnor, Pennsylvania 19087
United States,
(610) 386-1700
www.vwr.com

VWR International LLC is a distributor of products, services and solutions to laboratory and production facilities. VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 42 5 3 - - - 50
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  50

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MESM Ltd. 2017-04-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Chorley, United Kingdom · www.mesm.com
EPL Archives, Inc. 2017-03-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Sterling, Virginia · www.eplarchives.com
Seastar Chemicals, Inc. 2017-01-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Sidney, British Columbia · www.seastarchemicals.com
Reliable Biopharmaceutical LLC 2016-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
St. Louis, Missouri · www.reliablebiopharm.com
Bioarray Therapeutics, Inc. 2016-11-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Farmington, Connecticut · www.bioarray.us
PAW BioScience Products, Inc. 2016-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Eatontown, New Jersey · www.pawbio.com
JM Separations BV (JM BioConnect) 2016-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Tilburg, Netherlands · www.jmbioconnect.com
Therapak Corp. 2016-01-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Claremont, California · www.therapak.com
Integra Companies, Inc. 2015-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Devens, Massachusetts · www.integracompanies.com
Purification Technologies, Inc. 2015-10-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Chester, Connecticut · www.purificationtech.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Klinipath BV 2014-09-10 Immunologic BV 2014-09-10 2
Duiven, Netherlands · www.klinipath.nl Duiven, Netherlands · www.immunologic.nl
Klinipath BV 2014-09-10 Mortupath BV 2014-09-10 1
Duiven, Netherlands · www.klinipath.nl Pigeons, Netherlands · www.mortupath.nl
Peqlab Biotechnologie GmbH 2014-02-03 Clemens GmbH 2014-02-03 1
Erlangen, Germany · www.peqlab.de Waldbüttelbrunn, Germany · www.clemens-electronics.de
VWR Education LLC (dba Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories)    - X-treme Geek, Inc. 2009-10-02 1
Tonawanda, New York · www.sciencekit.com Tonawanda, New York · www.x-tremegeek.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Distribution 25 (50%) - - -
Medical Products 13 (26%) - - -
Chemicals 7 (14%) - - -
Life Science 3 (6%) - - -
Financial Services 1 (2%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (2%) - - -
Total 50 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 - - -
  Ohio 2 - - -
  Connecticut 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Missouri 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Utah 1 - - -
Netherlands 5 - - -
United Kingdom 5 - - -
Germany 4 - - -
Australia 2 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Czech Republic 2 - - -
New Zealand 2 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
France 1 - - -
Hungary 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
Poland 1 - - -
Puerto Rico 1 - - -
Singapore 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
Domestic 14 (28%) - - -
Cross-border 36 (72%) - - -
Total 50 - - -

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
30%
3 30%
Strategic(s)
70%
7 70%

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