Covidien Mergers and Acquisitions Summary
medical products Company

Covidien has acquired 22 companies of its own. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Covidien’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired ev3 for $2.6B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Confluent Surgical to Integra LifeSciences Holdings for $265M. Covidien has acquired in 6 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (72%) and healthcare services (24%).

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Covidien plc

20 Lower Hatch Street,
Dublin, Dublin 2
+353 1 438 1700

Covidien plc is a global healthcare technology and medical supplies provider. Covidien was formed as a spin-off from Tyco in 2007 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy # 21 - - - - - 21
vol $6.5B $6.5B
Sell # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $530M $530M

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Largest ev3, Inc.
$2.6B (2010-06-01)
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Largest Confluent Surgical, Inc.
$265M (2013-10-28)

Medical Products M&A - Last 3 Years

Covidien was acquired by Medtronic on June 15, 2014.

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 286 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 14 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 11 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the medical products sector over the past 3 years is Apax Partners with 3 platform acquisitions.

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