Medtronic Acquisitions and Exits, 52 Deals Between 1993 and 2018
medical products Company

Medtronic has acquired 52 companies, including 20 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Medtronic’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Covidien for $42.9B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Medtronic - Patient Care Deep Vein Thrombosis & Nutritional Insufficiency Businesses to Cardinal Health for $6.1B. Medtronic has acquired in 12 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (88%) and healthcare services (9%).

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Medtronic plc

20 On Hatch, Lower Hatch Street,
353 1 438 1700

Medtronic plc is a global medical technology company whose products aim to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. Medtronic serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 160 countries worldwide. Medtronic was formed in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Dublin, Ireland.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (2.8/yr) # 35 8 3 1 2 - 49
vol $53.8B $1.3B $1.5B $45M $1.6B $58.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $547M $6.1B $6.6B

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Largest Covidien plc
$42.9B (2014-06-15)
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Largest Medtronic - Patient Care, Deep Vein Thrombosis & Nutritional Insufficiency Businesses
$6.1B (2017-04-18)

Medical Products M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 296 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 13 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic medical products acquirer over the past 3 years is Boston Scientific, with 16 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the medical products sector over the past 3 years is Apax Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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