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Biomarin: M&A activity 2009-2014

Posted on 21 April 2014

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Biomarin has acquired a few companies in the last five years with its biggest acquisition being the purchase of $134 million of Zacharon Pharmaceuticals.

Abstracted from: Report: Partnering Agreements with Biomarin 2009-2014

Biomarin is involved in M&A activity for growth in a similar strategy to its peers in the top biopharmaceutical companies. Biomarin has on occasions sought growth and expansion through strategic acquisitions, for example when acquiring Zystor and Zacharon; Biomarin acquired Zystor Therapeutics that was working on developing enzyme replacement therapies (ERT) for the treatment of lysosomal storage disorders. Similarly, Zacharon was working on treatments aimed at mucopolysaccharidosis disorders and also diseases such as Tay Sachs and Sandhoff.

The following figure shows the level of Biomarin M&A deal announcements since 2009.

Figure 1: Biomarin M&A deals 2009-2014

Figure 1: Biomarin M&A deals 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

Biomarin has signed 4 M&A deals since 2009. Companies acquired include:

  • Zacharon Pharmaceuticals
  • ZyStor Therapeutics
  • LEAD Therapeutics
  • Huxley Pharmaceuticals

View the details of the full list at Current Agreements (subscription required)

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

Figure 2: Top Biomarin M&A deals by headline value 2009-2014

Figure 2: Top Biomarin M&A deals by headline value 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

Our report provides more detailed insight into the details of each deal.

See: Partnering Agreements with Biomarin 2009-2014

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