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Meda pays SEK21bn for family owned Italian company Rottapharm

Executive Summary

Meda AB, which recently fought off two unsolicited takeover bids from Mylan Inc. (the latest of which would have valued Meda at $6.7bn), paid SEK21bn ($3.1bn) for private, family owned Italian pharmaco Rottapharm SPA. The transaction excludes Rottapharm Biotech SRL, a separate entity (created in 2008 around assets purchased from Lay Line Genomics) focused on developing antibodies.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Nutraceuticals
    • OTC, Consumer
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Payment Includes Stock

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