Traded as NYSE: JNJ
Industry Drug Manufacturers – Major
Founded 1885, New Brunswick, NJ, US
Headquarters New Brunswick, NJ 08933, US
Mr. Alex Gorsky
Revenue US$ 70.074 billion
Operating income
US$ 17.556 billion
Net income
US$ 15.409 billion
Total assets US$ 133.411 billion
Total equity US$ 71.150 billion
Number of employees
Website jnj.com


Johnson and Johnson,
is an American producer of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, based in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Its current chief executive officer is Mr. Alex Gorsky.
With 127.000 employees worldwide and a revenue of 70 billion US$ J&J is one of the largest healthcare companies in the world. Johnson and Johnson is listed in the Dow Johns Industrial Average and is ranked number 39 on the Fortune 500 list. Worldwide Johnson & Johnson has more than 260 subsidiaries and is divided into three business sections: Consumer Healthcare, Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals.
The company was founded in 1886 by the brothers Robert W. Johnson, James W. Johnson and Edward M. Johnson. The main business was in producing the first surgical dressings. In 1964 the oldest manufacturer of medicine material, Codman and Shurtleff, was merged into the company.
Since 1990, J&J has engaged in a number of M&A deals: 1,186 transactions with a value of USD 88.1 bil. (for number and value per year, see figure below).



Top 10 Deals J&J

RankDateTargetNationValue (in bil. USD)Status
111.25.2016Actelion Pharmaceuticals LtdSwitzerland29.54Pending
204.18.2011Synthes IncUnited States20.10Completed
306.26.2006Pfizer Consumer HealthcareUnited States16.60Completed
403.27.2001ALZA CorpUnited States11.07Completed
507.21.1999Centocor IncUnited States5.05Completed
609.16.2016Abbott Medical Optics IncUnited States4.33Completed
707.21.1998Depuy Inc(Corange Ltd)United States3.49Completed
806.02.2016Vogue International IncUnited States3.30Completed
902.10.2003Scios IncUnited States2.32Completed
1009.17.2010Crucell NVNetherlands2.17Completed

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