Smith & Nephew Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Medical Products Company

Smith & Nephew has acquired 33 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Smith & Nephew’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired ArthroCare for $1.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Smith & Nephew - Gynecology Business to Medtronic for $350M. Smith & Nephew has acquired in 10 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (69%) and life science (10%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 18
  • M&A Advisors 2

Smith & Nephew plc

Building 5 Croxley Park Hatters Lane,
Watford, WD18 8YE
United Kingdom,
+44 19 2347 7100
www.smith-nephew.com

Smith & Nephew plc is a British-based multinational medical equipment manufacturing company. Smith & Nephew was founded in 1856 and is based in Watford, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 25 1 1 3 2 - 32
vol $4.1B $125M $105M $660M $240M $5.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $350M $350M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. - Extremity Orthopaedics Business 2020-09-29 240M USD Divestiture
Princeton, New Jersey
Tusker Medical, Inc. 2020-01-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Menlo Park, California · www.tuskermed.com
Atracsys LLC 2019-06-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Puidoux, Switzerland · www.atracsys-measurement.com
Brainlab AG - Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Business 2019-03-12 - Divestiture
Munich, Germany
Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. 2019-03-12 660M USD Add-on Acquisition
Columbia, Maryland · www.osiristx.com
Ceterix Orthopaedics, Inc. 2018-12-18 105M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.ceterix.com
Rotation Medical, Inc. 2017-10-23 125M USD Add-on Acquisition
Plymouth, Minnesota · www.rotationmedical.com
Smith & Nephew - Gynecology Business 2016-05-18 350M USD Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
BST-CarGel 2016-01-12 - Divestiture
, United States
Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. 2015-10-29 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.bluebelttech.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Anabi Oil Corp. 2012-04-25 7-Eleven, Inc. - 124 Speedway & Sites 2021-03-15 1
Upland, California · www.anabioil.com Dallas, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Medical Products 22 (69%) 3.8B (72%) 1 (25%) 350M (100%)
Life Science 3 (9%) 1.4B (28%) 2 (50%) -
Distribution 2 (6%) - - -
Software 2 (6%) - - -
Healthcare Services 1 (3%) - 1 (25%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (3%) - - -
Total 32 $5.2B 4 $350M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 20 4.1B - -
  California 6 525M - -
  Texas 2 2.3B - -
  New Jersey 2 240M - -
  Minnesota 2 125M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 275M - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 660M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 28M - -
United Kingdom 2 103M 4 350M
Brazil 2 - - -
Germany 2 72M - -
Switzerland 2 889M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Alberta 1 - - -
Colombia 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Turkey 1 - - -
Domestic 2 (6%) 103M (2%) 4 (100%) 350M (100%)
Cross-border 30 (94%) 5.1B (98%) - -
Total 32 $5.2B 4 $350M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Navidar Holdco LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 10 $3.6B
< $100M 2 $100M
TOTAL $5.2B
Largest ArthroCare Corp.
$1.5B (2014-05-29)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $350M
TOTAL $350M
Largest Smith & Nephew - Gynecology Business
$350M (2016-05-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
7 (22%)
Strategic(s)
25%
8 (25%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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