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Merck KGaA: M&A activity 2005-2013

Posted on 09 July 2013

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Merck KGaA has announced 8 M&A deals since 2005, with the lead deal being the acquisition of Serono.

Abstracted from: Partnering Agreements with Merck KGaA / Merck Serono 2005-2013

Merck KGaA is involved in M&A activity for growth similar to its peers in the list of top pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies. Merck KGaA has on occasions sought growth through strategic acquisition, for example when acquiring Serono.

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

Figure 1: Merck KGaA M&A deals 2005-2013

Merck M and A deals 2005-2013

Source: Current Agreements, 2013

Merck KGaA has signed 8 M&A deals since 2005. Companies acquired include:

  • Serono
  • Millipore
  • Prasfarma
  • Beijing Skywing Technology
  • Survac
  • Bangalore Genei Private
  • Medicult
  • Biochrom

View the full list at Current Agreements (subscription required)

Merck KGaA has been attracted to acquisition 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 Serono to access biologic medicines.

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

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

Merck top M and A deals by value

Source: Current Agreements, 2013

Our report provides more detailed insight into the details of each deal. See: Partnering Agreements with Merck KGaA / Merck Serono 2005-2013

Merck KGaA/ Merck Serono at Current Agreements                

View all M&A deals for Merck KGaA / Merck Serono: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

Full details on each deal can be found at CurrentAgreements (subscription required)

Or purchase report: Partnering Agreements with Merck KGaA / Merck Serono 2005-2013 

 

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