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AstraZeneca buys MedImmune for $15.6bn

Executive Summary

AstraZeneca PLC has found its first entry into the vaccines market through the acquisition of MedImmune. AZ offered $58 per share for the company, a 60% premium to MedImmune's market average 10 days prior to its initial announcement in early April that it was searching for a buyer. The deal is valued at about $15.6bn.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
      • Antibodies
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Vaccines
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Includes Contract

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