Bupa Plc

Bupa House, 15-19 Bloomsbury Way,
London, WC1A 2BA
United Kingdom,

Bupa is a global health and care company serving 32 million customers in 190 countries. Company purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. With no shareholders, we reinvest our profits in more and better healthcare for customers. Founded in 1947 in the UK,now employ 84,000 people, primarily in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and Chile, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the US.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 3 1 - 1 - - 5
vol $1.3B $1.3B $2.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 5 - - 1 - - 6
vol $3.8B $3.8B

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Largest Oasis Dental Care Ltd.
$1.3B (2016-11-18)
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Largest Spire Healthcare Ltd.
$2.4B (2007-08-01)

According to our data here at Mergr, Bupa has acquired 6 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Bupa’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Oasis Dental Care for $1.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold Spire Healthcare to Cinven for $2.4B. Bupa has acquired in 1 US state, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (60%) and information technology (20%).

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 415 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 34 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 6 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 26 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is KKR & Co. L.P. with 7 platform acquisitions.

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