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American Home Products to acquire Cyanamid for $9.7 billion

Executive Summary

Betting on horizontal growth, American Home Products has offered to acquire American Cyanamid for $9.7 billion, a 60% premium to Cyanamid's pre-offer share price, creating the fourth largest pharmaceutical company in terms of sales.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition

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