Merck KGaA

Overview

Merck KGaA (Merck), a subsidiary of E. Merck KG, is a science and technology company. It discovers, develops and manufactures prescription drugs to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis and infertility; and develops liquid crystal mixtures, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) materials, cosmetic active ingredients, pigments for coatings, and high-tech materials. Merck also provides a wide range of products including lab water systems, gene editing tools, cell lines, antibodies and end-to-end systems. The company serves healthcare, performance materials and life sciences markets. It has presence in Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa. Merck is headquartered in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.
Key Stats
Address
Frankfurter Str. 250, Darmstadt, Germany
Headquarters

Germany

Contact

49 6151 720

No of Employees

58,408

Industry

Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

MRK [ETR]

Revenue (2020)

$19,989 m

10.5% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Income (2020)

$2,264 m

53.2% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Profit Margin

11 %

38.7% (2020 vs 2019)
Market Cap *

$27,892 m

EPS *

$4.6

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 6-October-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters Germany Germany Switzerland United Kingdom
Headquarter City Darmstadt Ludwigshafen Am Rhein Basel Brentford
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No. of Employees 58,408 107,646 109,000 94,066
Entity Type Public Public Public Public

Products & Services

Merck is a German-based pharmaceutical, chemical and life science company. The major products and services of the company include the following:

Products
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Liquid Crystal Mixtures
  • OLED Materials
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  • Contract Manufacturing:
  • API Biologics (Protein and Peptide)
  • API Chemical
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Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Belen Garijo Chief Executive Officer Senior Management 2021 - Ms. Belen Garijo has been the Chief Executive Officer of the company since 2021. Previously, she served as Vice-Chair and...
Laura Matz Chief Science and Technology Officer Senior Management 2021 - Ms. Laura Matz has been the Chief Science and Technology Officer of the company since 2021.
Marcus Kuhnert Chief Financial Officer; Director Executive Board 2014 53 Mr. Marcus Kuhnert has been the Director and Chief Financial Officer of the company since 2014. Prior to this, he...
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History

Year Event Description
2021 Contracts/Agreements In August, the company and Amoy Diagnostics signed an agreement to develop companion diagnostics for…
2021 Contracts/Agreements In March, the company entered into an agreement with Gilead Sciences to co-develop and co-commercialize…
2021 Contracts/Agreements In April, the company and the Technical University of Darmstadt entered into a strategic joint…
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Locations


Research Organics Inc

Address

4353 East 49th Street, Cleveland
United States of America

Telephone

1 216 8838025

Website

www.resorg.com
Merck Inc

Address

24th Floor, GT Tower International, 6813 Ayala Avenue, Makati
Philippines

Telephone

63 28 154067

Website

www.merckgroup.com
Merck Millipore Ltd

Address

290 Concord Road, Billerica
United States of America

Telephone

1 781 5336000

Website

www.emdmillipore.com
Merck Kft

Address

Utca 6-10, Budapest
Hungary

Telephone

36 1 4638100

Website

www.merck.hu
Sigma-Aldrich Chemie Gmbh

Address

Industriestrasse 25, Postfach, Buchs
Switzerland

Telephone

41 81 7552828

Merck SpA

Address

Via XI Febbraio 99, Vimodrone, Milan
Italy

Telephone

39 848 845645

Website

www.merckgroup.com/it-it
EMD Lexigen Research Center Corp

Address

45 Middlesex Turnpike, Numer A, Billerica
United States of America

Telephone

1 978 2941100

Website

www.lexigenpharm.com
Intermolecular Inc

Address

3011 North First Street, San Jose
United States of America

Telephone

1 408 5825700

Website

www.intermolecular.com

Deals

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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
30 Sep 2021 Merck and GlaxoSmithKline Terminate Co-Development Agreement Partnership GlaxoSmithKline Plc; Merck KGaA
01 Mar 2021 Merck Enters into Licensing Agreement with Debiopharm Licensing Agreement Merck KGaA Debiopharm Group
25 Feb 2021 Alteogen Enters Manufacturing Agreement with Merck for Recombinant Biologics Contract Service Agreement Alteogen Inc Merck KGaA
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