Elanco To Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business for $7.6B

Elanco To Acquire Bayer’s Animal Health Business for $7.6B

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  • Elanco acquires Bayer’s animal health business in cash & stock transaction, making a total deal value $7.6B. Bayer to get $5.32B cash as up front and $2.28B/~68M as Elanco’s common share with the expected closure of transaction in mid-2020
  • The focus of the acquisition is to strengthen & accelerating Elanco’s IPP strategy through a pipeline, delivery platforms, scale and access to Bayer R&D, making Elanco second largest animal health leader by revenue across the globe
  • The agreement will double Elanco’s pet business with brands balancing Food Animal/Companion Animal mix and will combine Elanco’s veterinary focus with Bayer’s e-commerce and retail leadership, enhancing the merging market presence thus strengthening the cattle business

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