Ginkgo to Acquire Zymergen for ~$300M

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Ginkgo to Acquire Zymergen for ~$300M


  • Ginkgo entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zymergen in an all-stock transaction at ~$300M market capitalization. Zymergen stockholders will receive 0.9179 Ginkgo shares for each Zymergen share representing 5.25% of the pro forma combined company. The transaction is expected to close in Q1 23
  • The acquisition will expand the development of Ginkgo's horizontal synthetic biology platform by integrating Zymergen's core automation, software, data science tools, and biological assets into its Foundry for a diverse customer base & enable new growth opportunities across markets
  • Ginkgo will support Zymergen's plans to evaluate strategic alternatives for their advanced materials & drug discovery businesses

Ref: PRNewswire | Image: Zymergen

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