VWR International Overview

  • Founded
  • 1852

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 10,200

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 7

  • Investments
  • 50

VWR International General Information

Description

Distributor of laboratory consumables, equipment and chemicals intended to supply what is needed to bring science to life. The company's products offering includes chemicals, glassware and plastic-ware, equipment and instruments, furniture, protective apparel, production and safety products and other life science and laboratory products and supplies for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries.

Contact Information

Website
www.vwr.com
Formerly Known As
John Taylor Company
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Commercial Products
Other Industries
Other Chemicals and Gases
Medical Supplies
Primary Office
  • Radnor Corporate Center, Building One
  • 100 Matsonford Road, Suite 200
  • Radnor, PA 19087
  • United States
+1 (800) 000-0000

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VWR International Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Post-Val Status Debt

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VWR International Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
Distributor of laboratory consumables, equipment and chemicals intended to supply what is needed to bring science to lif
Other Commercial Products
Radnor, PA
10,200 As of 2017
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VWR International Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Sysmex Nederland Corporate Backed or Acquired Etten-Leur, Netherlands 000000&0
00000000 Corporation Kyoto, Japan 00000 00000000
000000 00000000000 Failed Transaction (M&A) Lake Forest, IL 000000&0
00000000000 Corporation Waltham, MA 00000 00000000
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VWR International Patents

VWR International Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
EP-0210215-B1 Fluorinated phenyl esters and liquid crystal materials and devices containing them Expired - Lifetime 22-Jan-1985 00000000000
EP-0210215-A1 Fluorinated phenyl esters and liquid crystal materials and devices containing them. Granted 22-Jan-1985 00000000000
US-4769176-A Biphenyl esters and liquid crystal materials and devices containing them Expired - Lifetime 22-Jan-1985 00000000000 00
GB-8501509-D0 Esters Pending 22-Jan-1985 00000000000
US-4952337-A Ferroelectric materials Expired - Lifetime 22-Jan-1985 C09K19/2021 00
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VWR International Executive Team (37)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Maggie Green Executive Assistant to President & Chief Executive Officer
Peter Schule Senior Vice President & President
Gregory Cowan Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Gerard Christian Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer & Chief Global Business Services Officer
Theresa Balog Vice President & Controller
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VWR International Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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VWR International Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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VWR International Investments & Acquisitions (50)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000 00000000 22-Mar-2017 0000000000 Drug Discovery 000000 00
0000000 00000 11-Jan-2017 0000000000 Other Chemicals and Gases 000000 00
0000000 03-Nov-2016 0000000000 Pharmaceuticals 000000 00
Reliable Biopharmaceutical 03-Nov-2016 Merger/Acquisition Drug Discovery 000000 00
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VWR International Subsidiaries (17)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
BioArra Pharmaceuticals Eagleville, PA 2008
0000 Monitoring Equipment Chorley, United Kingdom 0000
000000 (0000000) Medical Supplies Gavere, Belgium 0000
000 0000000000 000 Medical Supplies Eatontown, NJ 0000
00000000 Distributors (Healthcare) Claremont, CA 0000
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VWR International Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000000 04-Jun-2014 0000000000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Nexprise Early Stage VC 000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
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