Laboratory of America Holdings Acquisitions and Exits, 36 Deals Between 1995 and 2018
test/measurement equipment Company

Laboratory of America Holdings has acquired 36 companies, including 15 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Laboratory of America Holdings’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Covance for $6.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold Covance Food Solutions to Eurofins Scientific SA for $670M. Laboratory of America Holdings has acquired in 17 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include life science (55%) and healthcare services (23%).

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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

358 South Main Street,
Burlington, North Carolina 27215
United States,
(336) 229-1127

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is a provider of medical laboratory tests and services through a national network of primary clinical laboratories and specialty testing laboratories. LabCorp was formed in 1971 and is based in Burlington, North Carolina.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 24 4 2 4 1 - 35
vol $8.9B $371M $1.2B $10.5B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $670M $670M

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Largest Covance, Inc.
$6.2B (2014-11-03)
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Largest Covance Food Solutions
$670M (2018-08-01)

Test/measurement Equipment M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the test/measurement equipment sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 68 test/measurement equipment companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 13 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic test/measurement equipment acquirer over the past 3 years is SGS S.A., with 9 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the test/measurement equipment sector over the past 3 years is Battery Ventures with 2 platform acquisitions.

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