Boston Scientific Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Boston Scientific has acquired 54 companies, including 23 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Boston Scientific’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Guidant for $24.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold Boston Scientific - Cardiac Surgery & Vascular Surgery Businesses to Getinge AB for $750M. Boston Scientific has acquired in 11 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (75%) and healthcare services (14%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity57
    • M&A Buy Activity52
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 23
  • M&A Advisors 5

Boston Scientific Corp.

300 Boston Scientific Way,
Marlborough, Massachusetts 01752
United States,
(508) 683-4000
www.bostonscientific.com

Boston Scientific Corp. is a medical technology company. Boston Scientific's products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, women's health, and chronic pain conditions. Boston Scientific was formed in 1979 and is based in Marlborough, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (3.8/yr) # 33 6 2 10 1 - 52
vol $29.9B $210M $610M $5.7B $465M $36.9B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - - 1 5
vol $1.7B $1.7B
  57

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Boston Scientific Corp. - Intrauterine Health Products 2020-05-12 - Divestiture
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Vertiflex, Inc. 2019-05-09 465M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Clemente, California · www.vertiflex.net
BTG plc 2018-11-20 4.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.btgplc.com
Augmenix, Inc. 2018-09-06 500M USD Add-on Acquisition
Bedford, Massachusetts · www.spaceoar.com
VENITI, Inc. 2018-08-08 160M USD Add-on Acquisition
St. Louis, Missouri · www.veniti.com
Claret Medical, Inc. 2018-07-20 220M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Rosa, California · www.claretmedical.com
Cryterion Medical, Inc. 2018-07-05 202M USD Add-on Acquisition
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.criterionmed.com
nVision Medical Corp. 2018-04-16 150M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Bruno, California · www.nvisionmedical.com
Securus Medical Group, Inc. 2018-04-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Cleveland, Ohio
NxThera, Inc. 2018-03-21 306M USD Add-on Acquisition
Maple Grove, Minnesota · www.nxthera.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Guidant Corp. 2006-04-21 Guidant Stent Business 2006-05-03 1
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.guidant.com Indianapolis, Indiana

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 39 (75%) 10.3B (28%) 3 (60%) 750M (45%)
Healthcare Services 7 (13%) 1.8B (5%) 2 (40%) 914M (55%)
Life Science 5 (10%) 24.9B (67%) - -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - - -
Total 52 $36.9B 5 $1.7B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 41 32.3B 5 1.7B
  California 21 3.1B 1 489M
  Massachusetts 5 1.1B 2 -
  Minnesota 5 2.7B - -
  Wisconsin 1 202M - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 95M - -
  Missouri 1 160M - -
  Indiana 1 24.6B - -
  Georgia 1 210M - -
Israel 3 - - -
Canada 2 - - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 4.2B - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 435M - -
Domestic 41 (79%) 32.3B (87%) 5 (100%) 1.7B (100%)
Cross-border 11 (21%) 4.6B (13%) - -
Total 52 $36.9B 5 $1.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Shearman & Sterling LLP
1
Travers Smith LLP
1
Arnold & Porter LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $30.4B
$100M to $1B 20 $6.2B
< $100M 5 $371M
TOTAL $36.9B
Largest Guidant Corp.
$24.6B (2006-04-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.7B
TOTAL $1.7B
Largest Boston Scientific Corp. - Cardiac Surgery & Vascular Surgery Businesses
$750M (2007-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
57%
12 57%
Strategic(s)
43%
9 43%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 100%

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