GE Healthcare

14 Walkup Drive,
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
United States,
(508) 475-2000

GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company is a provider of medical technologies and services. GE Healthcare has expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, performance improvement, life sciences, drug discovery, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies. GE Healthcare is based in Westborough, Massachusetts.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 16 3 1 1 3 - 24
vol $3.6B $1.1B $4.7B
Sell (1.0/yr) # 3 2 1 - 1 1 8
vol $667M $275M $942M

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Largest IDX Systems Corp.
$1.2B (2005-09-29)
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Largest Vital Signs, Inc.
$500M (2013-11-18)

According to our data here at Mergr, GE Healthcare has acquired 26 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 8 assets.

GE Healthcare’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired IDX Systems for $1.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Vital Signs to CareFusion for $500M. GE Healthcare has acquired in 10 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (42%) and healthcare services (21%).

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 338 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 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 Audax Private Equity with 4 platform acquisitions.

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