McKesson Acquisitions and Exits, 61 Deals Between 1972 and 2018
information technology Company

McKesson has acquired 50 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 12 assets.

McKesson’s largest acquisition to date was in 1998, when it acquired HBO for $14.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1994, when it sold PCS Health Systems to Eli Lilly for $4.4B. McKesson has acquired in 21 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include healthcare services (27%) and software (21%).

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McKesson Corp.

One Post Street,
San Francisco, California 94104
United States,
(415) 983-8300
www.mckesson.com

McKesson is a health care services and information technology company. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, health care information technology, and business and clinical services. McKesson was formed in 1833 and is based in San Francisco, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (2.4/yr) # 37 4 3 4 1 - 49
vol $30.8B $2.3B $2.1B $35.2B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 8 2 1 1 - - 12
vol $4.4B $130M $185M $4.7B
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Deal Values

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Largest HBO & Co.
$14.1B (1998-10-19)
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Largest PCS Health Systems Inc.
$4.4B (1994-07-12)

Information Technology M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1116 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 57 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 13 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 32 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 11 platform acquisitions.


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