Harvard Bioscience Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Harvard Bioscience has acquired 3 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Harvard Bioscience’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired Data Sciences International for $70M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Denville Scientific to Thomas Scientific for $20M. Harvard Bioscience has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include electrical equipment (34%) and healthcare services (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Harvard Bioscience, Inc.

84 October Hill Road,
Holliston, Massachusetts 01746
United States,
(508) 893-8999
www.harvardbioscience.com

Harvard Bioscience, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of apparatus and instruments used in research laboratories at pharmaceutical and bioscience companies, universities and governmental organizations worldwide. Harvard Bioscience was founded in 1901 and is based in Holliston, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $2M $70M $72M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $20M $20M
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Data Sciences International, Inc. 2018-01-22 70M USD Add-on Acquisition
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.datasci.com
Denville Scientific, Inc. 2018-01-22 20M USD Divestiture
Holliston, Massachusetts · www.denvillescientific.com
Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH 2014-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Reutlingen, Germany · www.multichannelsystems.com
Triangle BioSystems, Inc. 2014-10-01 2M USD Add-on Acquisition
Durham, North Carolina · www.trianglebiosystems.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Multi Channel Systems MCS GmbH 2014-10-01 HEKA Elektronik Dr. Schulze GmbH 2015-01-08 1
Reutlingen, Germany · www.multichannelsystems.com Lambrecht, Germany · www.heka.com
Ealing Scientific Ltd.    - HEKA Electronics, Inc. 2015-01-08 1
Montreal, Quebec Chester, Nova Scotia
Biochrom Ltd.    - AHN Biotechnologie GmbH 2012-02-07 1
Cambridge, United Kingdom · www.biochrom.co.uk Nordhausen, Germany · www.ahn-bio.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Electrical Equipment 1 (33%) 2M (2%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (33%) - - -
Life Science 1 (33%) 70M (98%) - -
Distribution - - 1 (100%) 20M (100%)
Total 3 $72M 1 $20M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 72M 1 20M
  North Carolina 1 2M - -
  Minnesota 1 70M - -
  Massachusetts - - 1 20M
Germany 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (67%) 72M (100%) 1 (100%) 20M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 $72M 1 $20M

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $72M
TOTAL $72M
Largest Data Sciences International, Inc.
$70M (2018-01-22)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $20M
TOTAL $20M
Largest Denville Scientific, Inc.
$20M (2018-01-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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