Abbott Laboratories Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Abbott Laboratories has acquired 35 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 9 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

Abbott Laboratories’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired St. Jude Medical for $25.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Abbott - Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics to Mylan NV for $5.3B. Abbott Laboratories has acquired in 8 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (54%) and life science (35%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity39
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 19
  • M&A Advisors 7

Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

100 Abbott Park Road,
Abbott Park, Illinois 60064
United States,
(224) 667-6100
www.abbott.com

Abbott Laboratories is a diversified, global provider of diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and pharmaceuticals. Abbott Laboratories was formed in 1888 and is based in Abbott Park, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 28 3 - - 1 - 32
vol $37.3B $30.8B $68.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 5 2 - - - - 7
vol $5.7B $4.3B $10.0B
  39

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cephea Valve Technologies, Inc. 2019-01-16 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.cephea.com
Abbott Laboratories, Inc. - Vado Steerable Sheath 2016-10-18 - Divestiture
Abbott Park, Illinois
Abbott Medical Optics, Inc. 2016-09-16 4.3B USD Divestiture
Santa Ana, California · www.abbottmedicaloptics.com
St. Jude Medical, Inc. 2016-04-28 25.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Saint Paul, Minnesota · www.sjm.com
Kalila Medical, Inc. 2016-02-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Campbell, California · www.kalilamedical.com
Alere, Inc. 2016-02-01 5.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.alere.com
Tendyne Holdings, Inc. 2015-07-30 250M USD Add-on Acquisition
Roseville, Minnesota · www.tendyne.com
Abbott - Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics 2015-02-27 5.3B USD Divestiture
, United States
Topera, Inc. 2014-10-29 250M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.toperamedical.com
Veropharm 2014-06-23 305M USD Add-on Acquisition
Moscow, Russia · www.veropharm.ru
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Alere, Inc. 2016-02-01 Epocal, Inc. 2017-07-21 2
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.alere.com Ottawa, Ontario · www.epocal.com
Alere, Inc. 2016-02-01 Alere, Inc. - Triage Assets 2017-07-17 1
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.alere.com Waltham, Massachusetts
St. Jude Medical, Inc. 2016-04-28 St. Jude Medical, Inc. -Vascular Closure Products 2016-10-18 1
Saint Paul, Minnesota · www.sjm.com Saint Paul, Minnesota

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 17 (53%) 37.1B (54%) 5 (71%) 10.0B (100%)
Life Science 11 (34%) 24.6B (36%) 2 (29%) -
Consumer Products 1 (3%) 320M (< 1%) - -
Food 1 (3%) 160M (< 1%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (3%) 5.8B (9%) - -
Information Technology 1 (3%) 123M (< 1%) - -
Total 32 $68.1B 7 $10.0B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 24 54.7B 6 10.0B
  California 12 6.6B 1 4.3B
  Illinois 1 355M 3 -
  New Jersey 3 11.0B - -
  Massachusetts 3 6.8B - -
  Minnesota 2 25.3B - -
  Texas 1 310M 1 360M
  Pennsylvania 1 210M - -
  Indiana 1 4.1B - -
Belgium 1 6.1B - -
Canada 1 320M - -
  Ontario 1 320M - -
Chile 1 2.9B - -
India 1 3.7B - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Israel 1 123M - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Russia 1 305M - -
Spain - - 1 -
Domestic 24 (75%) 54.7B (80%) 6 (86%) 10.0B (100%)
Cross-border 8 (25%) 13.5B (20%) 1 (14%) -
Total 32 $68.1B 7 $10.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
Evercore Group LLC
2
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
2
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 10 $62.2B
$100M to $1B 17 $5.9B
TOTAL $68.1B
Largest St. Jude Medical, Inc.
$25.0B (2016-04-28)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $9.6B
$100M to $1B 1 $360M
TOTAL $10.0B
Largest Abbott - Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics
$5.3B (2015-02-27)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
64%
9 64%
Strategic(s)
36%
5 36%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
5 100%

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