Boston Scientific Acquisitions and Exits, 56 Deals Between 1995 and 2019
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 4 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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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 ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (4.6/yr) # 29 4 6 2 10 1 52
vol $28.2B $1.7B $210M $610M $5.7B $465M $36.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $1.7B $1.7B
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Largest Guidant Corp.
$24.6B (2006-04-21)
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Largest Boston Scientific Corp. - Cardiac Surgery & Vascular Surgery Businesses
$750M (2007-11-05)

Medical Products M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 295 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 15 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 5 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic medical products acquirer over the past 3 years is Boston Scientific, with 17 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the medical products sector over the past 3 years is ArchiMed with 3 platform acquisitions.


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