Nycomed Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1873

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 12,000


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 9

  • Investments
  • 9

Nycomed General Information


Manufacturer of pharmaceutical and OTC drugs catering to Europe and emerging markets. The company offers a diversified product portfolio for the treatment of gastroenterology, cardiovascular, inflammatory and immune disorders, respiratory as well as oncology diseases, thereby contributing to improving patient health.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Corporate Office
  • Thurgauerstrasse 130
  • Glattpark, Opfikon
  • 8152 Zurich
  • Switzerland

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Nycomed Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Nycomed Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Nycomed Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Nycomed Investments & Acquisitions (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Laboratorios Farmacol 04-Feb-2011 0000000000 Pharmaceuticals 0000000 0
Guangdong Techpool Biochem Pharma 01-Nov-2010 0000000000 00000 Pharmaceuticals
GE Healthcare Nycomed Distribution 27-Apr-2010 00000 0000 Distributors (Healthcare) 0å000 00ö
Bradley Pharmaceuticals 21-Feb-2008 0000000000 00000 Pharmaceuticals 0å000 00ö
ALTANA Pharma 29-Dec-2006 Buyout/LBO 00.000 Pharmaceuticals 0å000 00ö
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Nycomed Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
ALTANA Pharma Pharmaceuticals Konstanz, Germany 2002
Nycomed Amersham Master Trust Corporate Pension Marlborough, MA
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Nycomed Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Guangdong Techpool Biochem Pharma 01-Nov-2010 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Centrafarm Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Nycomed FAQs

  • When was Nycomed founded?

    Nycomed was founded in 1873.

  • Who is the founder of Nycomed?

    Morten Nyegaard is the founder of Nycomed.

  • Where is Nycomed headquartered?

    Nycomed is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • What is the size of Nycomed?

    Nycomed has 12,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Nycomed in?

    Nycomed’s primary industry is Pharmaceuticals.

  • Is Nycomed a private or public company?

    Nycomed is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Nycomed?

    The current valuation of Nycomed is 000.00.

  • What is Nycomed’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Nycomed is 00000.

  • How much funding has Nycomed raised over time?

    Nycomed has raised $7.92B.

  • Who are Nycomed’s investors?

    AlpInvest Partners, Avista Capital Partners, Blackstone, Crescent Capital Group, and HarbourVest Partners are 5 of 14 investors who have invested in Nycomed.

  • When was Nycomed acquired?

    Nycomed was acquired on 30-Sep-2011.

  • Who acquired Nycomed?

    Nycomed was acquired by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company.

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