CareFusion Corp.

3750 Torrey View Court,
San Diego, California 92130
United States,
(888) 876-4287

CareFusion Corp. is a global medical technology company that provides various healthcare services to hospitals. Amongst other services, CareFusion is a provider of wireless, barcode-enabled patient identification systems used in hospitals. CareFusion was formed in 2009 when it was spun out of Cardinal Health.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $892M $892M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $139M $139M

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Largest CareFusion - Research Services Division
$81M (2010-06-01)

CareFusion was acquired by Becton Dickinson on October 05, 2014.

CareFusion has acquired 9 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

CareFusion’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Vital Signs for $500M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold CareFusion - Research Services Division to eResearch Technology for $81M. CareFusion has acquired in 3 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (78%) and distribution (12%).

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 420 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 36 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 7 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 28 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP with 7 platform acquisitions.

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