Edwards - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Edwards M&A Summary

Edwards has acquired 13 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 7 assets.

Edwards’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired CardiAQ Valve Technologies for $400M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2024, when it sold Edwards - Critical Care Product Group to Becton Dickinson for $4.2B. Edwards has acquired in 7 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (77%) and life science (8%).

Edwards Business Overview

Where is Edwards headquartered?

Edwards is headquartered in Irvine, California.

What is Edwards’ revenue?

Edwards disclosed revenue of 6,005M USD for 2023 and 5,382M USD for 2022.

How many employees does Edwards have?

Edwards has 19,800 employees.

What sector is Edwards in?

Edwards is a medical products company.

When was Edwards founded?

Edwards was founded in 1958.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity20
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 2

Edwards

Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

One Edwards Way,
Irvine, California 92614
United States,
(949) 250-2500
www.edwards.com

Edwards 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 was founded in 1958 and is based in Irvine, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 6 - - - - 1 7
vol $149M $4.2B $4.3B
  20

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Edwards - Critical Care Product Group 2024-06-03 4.2B USD Divestiture
Irvine, California
CAS Medical Systems, Inc. 2019-02-12 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
Branford, Connecticut · www.casmed.com
Harpoon Medical, Inc. 2017-12-06 100M USD Add-on Acquisition
Baltimore, Maryland · www.harpoonmedical.com
Valtech Cardio Ltd. 2016-11-28 340M USD Divestiture
Yehuda, Israel · www.valtechcardio.com
CardiAQ Valve Technologies, Inc. 2015-08-26 400M USD Add-on Acquisition
Irvine, California · www.cardiaq.com
Bmeye B.V. 2012-10-10 37M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Amsterdam, Netherlands · www.bmeye.com
Embrella Cardiovascular, Inc. 2011-03-11 43M USD Add-on Acquisition
Wayne, Pennsylvania · www.embrella.net
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. - Hemofiltration Product Line 2009-09-01 - Divestiture
Irvine, California
LifeStent(R) 2007-12-07 74M USD Divestiture
Irvine, California
Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. - CardioVations Product Line 2007-11-05 - Divestiture
Cincinnati, Ohio
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 10 (77%) 1.2B (99%) 4 (57%) 4.3B (98%)
Life Science 1 (8%) - 1 (14%) -
Business Services 1 (8%) 15M (1%) - -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - - -
Distribution - - 1 (14%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (14%) 74M (2%)
Total 13 $1.2B 7 $4.3B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 783M 6 4.3B
  California 3 400M 6 4.3B
  Pennsylvania 1 43M - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 125M - -
  Minnesota 1 15M - -
  Maryland 1 100M - -
  Connecticut 1 100M - -
Netherlands 2 57M - -
Germany - - 1 30M
Israel 1 340M - -
Japan 1 22M - -
Domestic 9 (69%) 783M (65%) 6 (86%) 4.3B (99%)
Cross-border 4 (31%) 419M (35%) 1 (14%) 30M (1%)
Total 13 $1.2B 7 $4.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
XMS Capital Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $865M
< $100M 7 $337M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest CardiAQ Valve Technologies, Inc.
$400M (2015-08-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $4.2B
< $100M 3 $149M
TOTAL $4.3B
Largest Edwards - Critical Care Product Group
$4.2B (2024-06-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
38%
5 (38%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
86%
6 (86%)

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