Boston Scientific - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Boston Scientific M&A Summary

Boston Scientific has acquired 64 companies, including 10 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 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 S.a.r.l. for $800M. Boston Scientific has acquired in 12 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (78%) and healthcare services (13%).

Boston Scientific Business Overview

Where is Boston Scientific headquartered?

Boston Scientific is headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

What is Boston Scientific’s revenue?

Boston Scientific disclosed revenue of 12,682M USD for 2022 and 11,888M USD for 2021.

How many employees does Boston Scientific have?

Boston Scientific has 45,000 employees.

What sector is Boston Scientific in?

Boston Scientific is a medical products company.

When was Boston Scientific founded?

Boston Scientific was founded in 1979.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity68
    • M&A Buy Activity62
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 26
  • 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 founded in 1979 and is based in Marlborough, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.8/yr) # 53 1 3 3 1 1 62
vol $36.9B $2.8B $850M $3.7B $44.3B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 2 - - - - 6
vol $1.7B $800M $2.5B
  68

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Axonics, Inc. 2024-01-08 3.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.axonics.com
Relievant Medsystems, Inc. 2023-09-18 850M USD Add-on Acquisition
Edina, Minnesota · www.relievant.com
Acotec Scientific Holdings Ltd. 2022-12-11 - Stake Purchase
Beijing, China · www.acotec.cn
Obsidio, Inc. 2022-08-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbia, South Carolina · www.obsidiomed.com
M.I.Tech Co., Ltd. 2022-06-15 - Stake Purchase
Pyeongtaek-si, South Korea · www.kor.mitech.co.br
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
View All >>

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 48 (77%) 17.6B (40%) 4 (67%) 1.6B (63%)
Healthcare Services 8 (13%) 1.8B (4%) 2 (33%) 914M (37%)
Life Science 5 (8%) 24.9B (56%) - -
Information Technology 1 (2%) - - -
Total 62 $44.3B 6 $2.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 47 36.8B 6 2.5B
  California 25 6.8B 1 489M
  Massachusetts 5 1.1B 2 -
  Minnesota 6 3.5B - -
  Wisconsin 1 202M - -
  Utah 1 - - -
  South Carolina 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 - -
China 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
South Korea 1 - - -
Switzerland 1 435M - -
Domestic 47 (76%) 36.8B (83%) 6 (100%) 2.5B (100%)
Cross-border 15 (24%) 7.5B (17%) - -
Total 62 $44.3B 6 $2.5B

Top M&A Advisors

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

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $36.9B
$100M to $1B 21 $7.0B
< $100M 5 $371M
TOTAL $44.3B
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%
11 (18%)
Strategic(s)
18%
11 (18%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
83%
5 (83%)

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