Watson Pharmaceuticals Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Watson Pharmaceuticals has acquired 9 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

Watson Pharmaceuticals’ largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Pharmaco Hf. for $4.8B. Watson Pharmaceuticals has acquired in 2 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (56%) and medical products (45%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

100 Campus Drive,
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
United States,
(201) 593-5500
www.actavis.com

Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical products. Watson pursues a growth strategy combining internal product development, strategic alliances and collaborations and synergistic acquisitions of products and businesses.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $5.5B $5.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Uteron Pharma SA 2013-01-23 150M USD Add-on Acquisition
Grâce-Hollogne, Belgium · www.uteron.com
Pharmaco Hf. 2012-10-31 4.8B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Hafnarfirdi, , Iceland · www.actavis.is
Ascent Pharmahealth Ltd 2012-01-24 267M AUD Divestiture
Melbourne, Australia · www.ascentpharmahealth.com.au
Eden Biopharma Group Ltd. 2010-01-28 15M USD Add-on Acquisition
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Watson Pharmaceuticals - Abbreviated New Drug Application 2009-12-02 - Divestiture
, United States
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. - Portfolio Of Generic Pharmaceuticals 2008-11-25 36M USD Divestiture
, Israel
Sekhsaria Chemicals Ltd. 2006-04-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Mumbai,, India
Amarin Development AB 2003-10-28 15M USD Add-on Acquisition
Malmo, Sweden
Fiorinal(R) and Fioricet(R) product lines 2003-01-22 178M USD Divestiture
, United States
Somerset Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 1988-01-01 - Joint Venture
Tampa,, Florida
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Life Science 5 (56%) 481M (9%) 1 (100%) -
Medical Products 4 (44%) 5.0B (91%) - -
Total 9 $5.5B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 178M 1 -
  Florida 1 - - -
Australia 1 267M - -
Belgium 1 150M - -
Iceland 1 4.8B - -
India 1 - - -
Israel 1 36M - -
Sweden 1 15M - -
United Kingdom 1 15M - -
Domestic 2 (22%) 178M (3%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 7 (78%) 5.3B (97%) - -
Total 9 $5.5B 1 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $4.8B
$100M to $1B 3 $595M
< $100M 3 $66M
TOTAL $5.5B
Largest Pharmaco Hf.
$4.8B (2012-10-31)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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