Boston Scientific Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical ProductsCompany

Boston Scientific has acquired 59 companies, including 23 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 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 2020, when it sold BTG Specialty Pharmaceuticals to SERB SA for $800M. Boston Scientific has acquired in 11 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (76%) and healthcare services (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity63
    • M&A Buy Activity57
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 25
  • M&A Advisors 5

Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific Corp.

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

Boston Scientific 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.4/yr) # 40 2 10 1 1 3 57
vol $30.1B $610M $5.7B $465M $2.8B $39.8B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 - - - 2 - 6
vol $1.7B $800M $2.5B
  63

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Baylis Medical Co., Inc. 2021-10-06 1.8B USD Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.baylismedical.com
Devoro Medical, Inc. 2021-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.devoromedical.com
Lumenis' Surgical Business 2021-03-03 1.1B USD Divestiture
Yokneam, Israel
BTG Specialty Pharmaceuticals 2020-12-01 800M USD Divestiture
Gladwyne, Pennsylvania · www.btgsp.com
Farapulse, Inc. 2020-09-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Menlo Park, California · www.farapulse.com
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
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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 43 (75%) 13.1B (33%) 4 (67%) 1.6B (63%)
Healthcare Services 8 (14%) 1.8B (5%) 2 (33%) 914M (37%)
Life Science 5 (9%) 24.9B (63%) - -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - - -
Total 57 $39.8B 6 $2.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 44 32.3B 6 2.5B
  California 24 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 - -
  Pennsylvania - - 1 800M
Israel 4 1.1B - -
Canada 3 1.8B - -
  British Columbia 2 - - -
  Quebec 1 1.8B - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 2 4.2B - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 435M - -
Domestic 44 (77%) 32.3B (81%) 6 (100%) 2.5B (100%)
Cross-border 13 (23%) 7.5B (19%) - -
Total 57 $39.8B 6 $2.5B

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 5 $33.2B
$100M to $1B 20 $6.2B
< $100M 5 $371M
TOTAL $39.8B
Largest Guidant Corp.
$24.6B (2006-04-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $2.5B
TOTAL $2.5B
Largest BTG Specialty Pharmaceuticals
$800M (2020-12-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
18%
10 (18%)
Strategic(s)
18%
10 (18%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
83%
5 (83%)

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