Pharma industries largest company takeover bids 2014

This statistic displays the biggest corporate takeover bids in the pharmaceutical industry in 2014 (up to April 30th). Valeant, a Canadian company bid $47.5 billion for Allergan, a U.S. company, this year. The healthcare industry is a striving sector and has seen an increase in mergers as large companies have finished paying their late-1990s debt.

Largest corporate takeover bids in the pharmaceutical industry in 2014

Target (Bidder)Value in billion U.S. dollars
AstraZeneca (Pfizer)98.7
Allergan (Valeant)47.5
Forest Laboratories (Actavis)25.3
GlaxoSmithKline (Novartis)16
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Release date

May 2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

January 1 to April 30, 2014

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