M&A Deal Summary

Asahi Kasei Acquires ZOLL Medical

On March 12, 2012, Asahi Kasei Corp. acquired medical products company ZOLL Medical Corporation for 2.2B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Asahi Kasei’s 1st transaction in the Medical Products sector.
  • This is Asahi Kasei’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Asahi Kasei’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Asahi Kasei’s 1st transaction in Massachusetts.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-03-12
Target ZOLL Medical Corporation
Sector Medical Products
Buyer(s) Asahi Kasei Corp.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 2.2B USD
Advisor(s) Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (Financial)
Goodwin Procter LLP (Legal)

Target

ZOLL Medical Corporation

Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States
website
ZOLL Medical Corporation develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives, while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies. With products for defibrillation and monitoring, circulation and CPR feedback, data management, fluid resuscitation, and therapeutic temperature management, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that help clinicians, EMS and fire professionals, and lay rescuers treat victims needing resuscitation and critical care.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Asahi Kasei Corp.

Tokyo, Japan

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Category Company
Founded 1922
SectorChemicals
Employees40,689
Revenue 2,151.6B JPY (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Asahi Kasei Corp. provides chemicals Segment offers organic and inorganic industrial chemicals, synthetic resin, synthetic rubber, high-compound fertilizer, coating materials, latex, pharmaceutical and food additives, explosives, photopolymers and platemaking systems, separation and ion-exchange membranes, systems, and equipment. Asahi Kasei was founded in 1922 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 5
Sector (Medical Products) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 5
State (Massachusetts) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 5
Year (2012) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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