Olympus Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Diversified Company

Olympus has acquired 13 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Olympus’ largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Veran Medical Technologies for $340M. Olympus has acquired in 4 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (59%) and life science (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

Olympus Corporation

Shinjuku Monolith 3-1 Nishi-Shinjuku 2-chome,
Shinjuku-ku, 163-0914
Japan,
81 3 3340 2111
www.olympus-global.com

Olympus Corporation is a diverse manufacturer and seller of precision electronics, machinery, and instruments. Olympus manufactures medical products including endoscopic video imaging systems, endoscopy products for gastroenterological surgery, and enndotherapy products. Olympus' scientific solutions segment manufacturers microscopes and remote visual inspection products. Finally, Olympus produces digital cameras, optical components, audio gear, and binoculars. Olympus was founded in 1919 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 7 - 1 - 3 1 12
vol $60M $340M $56M $456M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 - - - 1 - 4
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Quest Innovations B.V. 2021-01-28 56M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Middenmeer, Netherlands · www.quest-innovations.com
Veran Medical Technologies, Inc. 2020-12-04 340M USD Add-on Acquisition
St. Louis, Missouri · www.veranmedical.com
FH ORTHO SAS 2020-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Heimsbrunn, France · www.fhorthopedics.com
ARC Medical Design Ltd. 2020-08-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Leeds, United Kingdom · www.endocuff.com
Olympus Corporation - Imaging Business 2020-06-24 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan
Medi-Tate Ltd. 2018-11-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Akiva, Israel · www.medi-tate.com
NOC Outsourcing & Consulting Co., Ltd. 2016-10-03 - Divestiture
Tokyo, Japan · www.noc-net.co.jp
ITX Corp. 2012-09-01 - Divestiture
Yokohama, Japan · www.itx-corp.co.jp
Spirus Medical, Inc. 2011-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
West Bridgewater, Massachusetts · www.spirusmed.com
Stryker Biotech - OP-1 Product Family 2011-02-01 60M USD Divestiture
Lebanon, New Hampshire
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 7 (58%) 396M (87%) - -
Life Science 2 (17%) 60M (13%) 1 (25%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (25%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (8%) - - -
Business Services - - 1 (25%) -
Electronics - - 1 (25%) -
Total 12 $456M 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 400M 1 -
  Massachusetts 2 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 60M - -
  Missouri 1 340M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Japan 1 - 3 -
United Kingdom 2 - - -
France 1 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Israel 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 56M - -
Domestic 1 (8%) - 3 (75%) -
Cross-border 11 (92%) 456M (100%) 1 (25%) -
Total 12 $456M 4 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $340M
< $100M 2 $116M
TOTAL $456M
Largest Veran Medical Technologies, Inc.
$340M (2020-12-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
3 (25%)
Strategic(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
75%
3 (75%)
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)

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