In Vivo is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Actavis’ Big Bet On A Diversified Hybrid Model

Executive Summary

Actavis’ proposal to buy Forest Labs for $25 billion in stock and cash was driven by consolidating customers and fierce competition in traditional Western markets. Different pressures, namely the tough-to-manage patent cliff, as well as leadership succession issues and investor unrest, drove Forest into the arms of a suitor.

You may also be interested in...



How The Pfizer/Allegan Deal Got Done: Inside The Twists And Turns Of A Mega-Merger

The deal to combine Pfizer and Allergan was the culmination of 16 months of negotiations, beginning with a dinner between Ian Read and Brent Saunders in July 2014, well before the company that was then Actavis had even disclosed its interest in merging with Allergan.

Actavis Puts Greater Emphasis On Branded Rx By Taking Allergan Name

The growing spec pharma has seen a 300% increase in its branded portfolio revenues since the acquisition of Forest and Warner Chilcott and is honoring the new direction by taking on the name of its most recent acquisition.

Pharma M&A Passed $200B In 2014, Primed For More In 2015

The pharma industry in 2014 products its biggest M&A year in recent history, though it may be remembered equally for sagas and upsets that failed to materialize into finalized deals. Actavis was the most aggressive acquirer, buying Forest and Allergan for a total of $89.3 billion in the two most expensive deals of the year.

Related Content

Topics

Related Companies

Related Deals

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

IV004192

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel