Becton Dickinson Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Becton Dickinson has acquired 21 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 7 assets.

Becton Dickinson’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired C. R. Bard for $24.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Discovery Labware to Corning for $720M. Becton Dickinson has acquired in 7 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (40%) and healthcare services (30%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 2

Becton, Dickinson and Co.

1 Becton Drive,
Franklin Lake, New Jersey 07417
United States,
(201) 847-6800
www.bd.com

Becton, Dickinson and Co. is a global medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents. The Company is dedicated to improving people's health throughout the world. BD is focused on improving drug delivery, enhancing the quality and speed of diagnosing infectious diseases and cancers, and advancing research, discovery and production of new drugs and vaccines. Becton, Dickinson was formed in 1897 and is based in Franklin Lake, New Jersey.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 17 - 2 1 - - 20
vol $13.1B $24.0B $37.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 4 2 - 1 - - 7
vol $780M $780M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TVA Medical, Inc. 2018-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.tvamedical.com
Vyaire Medical, Inc. 2018-03-19 - Divestiture
Mettawa, Illinois · www.vyaire.com
C. R. Bard, Inc. 2017-04-23 24.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Murray Hill, New Jersey · www.crbard.com
Caesarea Medical Electronics Ltd. (CME) 2017-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Caesarea, Israel · www.cme-infusion.com
Becton, Dickinson and Co. - Vertebral Compression Fracture Portfolio 2016-04-21 - Divestiture
Franklin Lake, New Jersey
BD Rx business 2016-01-08 - Divestiture
Wilson, North Carolina
Cellular Research, Inc. 2015-08-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Palo Alto, California · www.cellular-research.com
CRISI Medical Systems, Inc. 2015-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.crisimed.com
CareFusion Corp. 2014-10-05 12.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Diego, California · www.carefusion.com
Alverix, Inc. 2014-01-07 40M USD Divestiture
San Jose, California · www.alverix.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 8 (40%) 24.6B (66%) 6 (86%) 60M (8%)
Healthcare Services 6 (30%) 12.5B (34%) 1 (14%) 720M (92%)
Life Science 5 (25%) 25M (< 1%) - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Total 20 $37.1B 7 $780M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 15 37.1B 7 780M
  California 8 12.4B 1 60M
  New Jersey 1 24.0B 2 -
  Michigan 2 275M - -
  North Carolina 1 350M 1 -
  Massachusetts 1 - 1 720M
  Texas 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 25M - -
  Illinois - - 1 -
Austria 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 15 (75%) 37.1B (100%) 7 (100%) 780M (100%)
Cross-border 5 (25%) - - -
Total 20 $37.1B 7 $780M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Citigroup Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $36.2B
$100M to $1B 3 $825M
< $100M 2 $65M
TOTAL $37.1B
Largest C. R. Bard, Inc.
$24.0B (2017-04-23)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $720M
< $100M 1 $60M
TOTAL $780M
Largest Discovery Labware, Inc.
$720M (2012-11-01)

M&A Connections

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

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