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Takeda Pharmaceuticals: M&A activity 2005-2013

Posted on 08 April 2013

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Takeda has announced over 10 M&A deals since 2005, with the lead deals being the acquisition of URL Pharma, Millennium and Nycomed.

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Takeda has tended to make one acquisition per year, taking time to assimilate the newly acquired company prior to seeking out a new target. However, in the last two years, the number of deals have upped significantly, with 4 M&A deals most recently in 2012..

The following figure shows the level of Takeda M&A deal announcements since 2005.

Figure 1: Takeda M&A deals 2005-2012

Takeda M and A deals per year

Source: Current Agreements, 2013

Takeda has signed 10 M&A deals since 2005. Companies acquired include:

  • Intellikine
  • Ligocyte
  • Multilab Industria
  • Nycomed
  • URL Pharma

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Takeda has been partially attracted to mega merger transactions whereby the company expands through the acquisition and assimilation of strategic target assets to realize business growth. This is evidenced by the acquisitions of Nycomed and Millennium, get a strategic position in the US and European pharmaceutical sector.

The following figure provides a summary of the top M&A deals by headline value.

Figure 2: Top Takeda M&A deals by headline value 2005-2013

Takeda top MandA

Source: Current Agreements, 2013

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