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Drug Industry Mergers at a Glance

January 20, 1998

The biggest mergers and acquisitions in the drug industry, with acquirer and target company, followed by date announced and value of transaction:

_Sandoz AG and Ciba Geigy, May 7, 1996, $30.09 billion.

_Glaxo Holdings PLC and Wellcome PLC, Jan. 20, 1995, $14.28 billion.

_Bristol-Myers Co. and Squibb Corp., July 27, 1989, $12.09 billion.

_Roche Holding AG and Corange Ltd, May 26, 1997, $11 billion.

_American Home Products Corp. and American Cyanamid Co., Aug. 2, 1994, $9.56 billion.

_Beecham Group PLC and SmithKline Beckman Corp., March 31, 1989, $7.92 billion.

_Hoechst AG and Marion Merrell Dow Inc., Feb. 28, 1995, $7.26 billion.

_Shareholders and Zeneca, July 30, 1992, $7.02 billion.

_Upjohn Co. and Pharmacia AB, Aug. 21, 1995, $7 billion.

_Dow Chemical Co. and Marion Laboratories Inc., July 17, 1989, $6.21 billion.

Source: Securities Data Co.

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