Becton Dickinson Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Becton Dickinson has acquired 23 companies, including 5 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 8 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (46%) and healthcare services (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity22
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 2

Becton Dickinson

Becton, Dickinson and Co.

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

Becton Dickinson 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 17 2 1 - - 2 22
vol $13.1B $24.0B $37.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 - 1 - - - 7
vol $780M $780M
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tepha, Inc. 2021-07-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.tepha.com
GSL Solutions, Inc. 2021-03-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.gslsolutions.com
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
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 10 (45%) 24.6B (66%) 6 (86%) 60M (8%)
Healthcare Services 6 (27%) 12.5B (34%) 1 (14%) 720M (92%)
Life Science 5 (23%) 25M (< 1%) - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Total 22 $37.1B 7 $780M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 17 37.1B 7 780M
  California 8 12.4B 1 60M
  Massachusetts 2 - 1 720M
  New Jersey 1 24.0B 2 -
  Michigan 2 275M - -
  North Carolina 1 350M 1 -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 25M - -
  Illinois - - 1 -
Austria 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 17 (77%) 37.1B (100%) 7 (100%) 780M (100%)
Cross-border 5 (23%) - - -
Total 22 $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
Investor(s)
14%
3 (14%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
14%
1 (14%)
Strategic(s)
86%
6 (86%)

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