Sonova Holding AG

Laubisruetistrasse 28,
Staefa, 8712
Switzerland,
+41-58-928-33-33
www.sonova.com

Sonova Holding AG, the world's leading provider of hearing systems, announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of InSound Medical Inc., Newark, USA. InSound Medical developed the first extended wear hearing system which is placed deep in the ear canal and totally invisible from the outside, and markets it under the Lyric brand. The total transaction price is made up of two components: an up-front cash consideration of USD 75 million and earn-out payments which depend on the company's financial success going forward. The regulatory approvals needed for the transaction have been obtained.

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vol $564M $935M $1.5B
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$935M (2016-05-04)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Sonova Holding AG has acquired 6 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Sonova Holding AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired AudioNova International B.V. for $935M. Sonova Holding AG has acquired in 1 US state, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (60%) and healthcare services (20%).

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 436 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 41 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 14 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 28 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP with 6 platform acquisitions.

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