Sanofi’s $1.9 Billion Acquisition of Kadmon

Weil, Gotshal & Manges represented Sanofi in the transaction.

Sanofi, a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health, executed its $1.9 billion acquisition of Kadmon Holdings, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and markets transformative therapies for disease areas of significant unmet medical needs. The transaction closed on November 09, 2021.

The Weil team advising Sanofi was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael J. Aiello (Picture) and included Mergers & Acquisitions partner Eoghan Keenan and Mergers & Acquisitions associates Kimberly Thibault, Michael Block and James Collins (Not Yet Admitted in New York). The team also includes Technology & IP Transactions Head Michael Epstein; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Robert Brown, Lauren Springer, Maryann Thompson, Mirish Shah and Alex Theuer (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Tax Head Joseph Pari; Tax partner Graham Magill; Tax associate Adam Romig (Not Yet Admitted in Washington, D.C.); Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Executive Compensation & Benefits associates Manleen Singh (Admitted in Illinois Only) and Joshua Ehrhart (Not Yet Admitted in New York); Capital Markets partner Faiza Rahman; Structured Finance & Derivatives partner Ariel Kronman; Antitrust partner John Scribner; Antitrust counsel Michael Naughton; and Antitrust associate Vivian Wang.

Involved fees earner: Michael Aiello – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Block – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Robert Brown – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; James Collins – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Joshua Ehrhart – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Epstein – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Eoghan Keenan – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Ariel Kronman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Graham Magill – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Michael Naughton – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Joseph Pari – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Faiza Rahman – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Adam Romig – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; John Scribner – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Mirish Shah – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Manleen Singh – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Lauren Springer – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Kimberly Thibault – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Maryann Thompson – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Vivian Wang – Weil, Gotshal & Manges; Paul Wessel – Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Law Firms: Weil, Gotshal & Manges;

Clients: Sanofi S.A.;