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Elan agrees to $8.3bn acquisition by Perrigo

Executive Summary

In its most expensive acquisition to date, OTC and generics firm Perrigo Co. is buying publicly traded Elan Corp. PLC for $8.3bn. For each Elan share (approximately 511.8mm), Perrigo will pay $6.25 in cash and issue 0.07636 in stock, equating to $16.17 per share, a 57% premium to Elan’s ten-day average prior to the February 2013 Royalty Pharma announcement.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Stock
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Full Acquisition

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