Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

One Edwards Way,
Irvine, California 92614
United States,
(949) 250-2500

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation is focused on technologies that treat structural heart disease and critically ill patients. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of heart valve therapies. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. was established in 1999 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 - 1 1 1 - 12
vol $262M $400M $340M $100M $1.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $149M $149M

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Largest CardiAQ Valve Technologies, Inc.
$400M (2015-08-26)
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Largest LifeStent(R)
$74M (2007-12-07)

According to our data here at Mergr, Edwards Lifesciences has acquired 12 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Edwards Lifesciences’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired CardiAQ Valve Technologies for $400M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2007, when it sold LifeStent to for $74M. Edwards Lifesciences has acquired in 6 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (75%) and business services (9%).

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 336 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic medical products acquirer over the past 3 years is Boston Scientific, with 13 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the medical products sector over the past 3 years is Apax Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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