Alere Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Healthcare Services Company

Alere has acquired 26 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Alere’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired Matria Healthcare for $900M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold BBI Group to Exponent Private Equity for $115M. Alere has acquired in 11 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (42%) and healthcare services (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity24
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 4

Alere, Inc.

51 Sawyer Road Suite 200,
Waltham, Massachusetts 02453
United States,
(775) 829-8885
www.alere.com

Alere delivers reliable and actionable information through rapid diagnostic tests, resulting in better clinical and economic healthcare outcomes globally.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 24 - - - - - 24
vol $2.4B $2.4B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 3 - 2 - - - 5
vol $115M $115M
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Epocal, Inc. 2017-07-21 - Divestiture
Ottawa, Ontario · www.epocal.com
Alere, Inc. - Triage Assets 2017-07-17 - Divestiture
Waltham, Massachusetts
BBI Group 2015-07-16 115M USD Divestiture
Cardiff, United Kingdom · www.the-bbigroup.com
US Diagnostics, Inc. 2015-07-16 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
West Palm Beach, Florida
Alere Analytics, Inc. 2015-05-22 - Divestiture
Floor Lowell, Massachusetts · www.alereanalytics.com
Epocal, Inc. 2013-02-06 166M USD Add-on Acquisition
Ottawa, Ontario · www.epocal.com
Alere Analytics, Inc. 2012-10-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Floor Lowell, Massachusetts · www.alereanalytics.com
MedApps, Inc. 2012-08-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Scottsdale, Arizona · www.medapps.com
eScreen, Inc. 2012-02-29 270M USD Add-on Acquisition
Overland Park, Kansas · www.escreen.com
Medical Automation Systems, Inc. 2011-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Charlottesville, Virginia · www.rals.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Paradigm Health Corp. 2007-12-21 PersonalPath Systems, Inc. 2013-12-01 1
Concord, California · www.paradigmhealth.com , United States
Arriva Medical LLC 2011-11-30 Simplex Healthcare, Inc. 2013-11-04 2
Coral Springs, Florida · www.ArrivaDiabeticSupply.com Brentwood, Tennessee
Arriva Medical LLC 2011-11-30 AmMed Direct LLC 2012-02-06 1
Coral Springs, Florida · www.ArrivaDiabeticSupply.com Antioch, Tennessee · www.ammeddirect.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 10 (42%) 446M (19%) 1 (20%) -
Healthcare Services 6 (25%) 1.2B (52%) 1 (20%) -
Information Technology 2 (8%) - 1 (20%) -
Life Science 2 (8%) 99M (4%) 1 (20%) 115M (100%)
Business Services 1 (4%) 270M (11%) 1 (20%) -
Distribution 1 (4%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (4%) 326M (14%) - -
Total 24 $2.4B 5 $115M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 2.2B 3 -
  California 7 830M - -
  Massachusetts 2 - 3 -
  Washington 2 100M - -
  Florida 2 60M - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 9M - -
  Maryland 1 36M - -
  Kansas 1 270M - -
  Georgia 1 900M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
United Kingdom 2 - 1 115M
Canada 1 166M 1 -
  Ontario 1 166M 1 -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
Domestic 20 (83%) 2.2B (93%) 3 (60%) -
Cross-border 4 (17%) 166M (7%) 2 (40%) 115M (100%)
Total 24 $2.4B 5 $115M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Covington Associates
10
UBS Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Foley Hoag LLP
3
Goodwin Procter LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.1B
< $100M 5 $304M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Matria Healthcare, Inc.
$900M (2008-01-29)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $115M
TOTAL $115M
Largest BBI Group
$115M (2015-07-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
86%
6 86%
Strategic(s)
14%
1 14%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
20%
1 20%
Strategic(s)
80%
4 80%

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