Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

100 Abbott Park Road,
Abbott Park, Illinois 60064
United States,
(847) 937-6100
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.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 22 2 3 1 3 - 31
vol $33.1B $560M $3.5B $250M $30.8B $68.1B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 3 1 - 1 2 - 7
vol $360M $5.3B $4.3B $10.0B
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Largest St. Jude Medical, Inc.
$25.0B (2016-04-28)
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Largest Abbott - Non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics
$5.3B (2015-02-27)

According to our data here at Mergr, Abbott Laboratories has acquired 34 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 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 (52%) and life science (36%).

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 329 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic medical products acquirer over the past 3 years is Medtronic, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the medical products sector over the past 3 years is SHS GmbH with 7 platform acquisitions.

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