UnitedHealth Group Acquisitions and Exits, 17 Deals Between 1994 and 2019
healthcare services Company

UnitedHealth Group has acquired 15 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

UnitedHealth Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired PacifiCare Health Systems for $8.1B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 1994, when it sold Diversified Pharmaceutical Services to GlaxoSmithKline for $2.3B. UnitedHealth Group has acquired in 10 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (47%) and healthcare services (40%).

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UnitedHealth Group, Inc.

9900 Bren Road East,
Minnetonka, Minnesota 55343
United States,
(952) 936-1300

UnitedHealth Group is a diversified healthcare services company that provides a full spectrum of resources and services to help people achieve improved health and well-being through all stages of life. UnitedHealth Group offers products and services through six operating businesses: UnitedHealthcare, AmeriChoice, Ovations, Uniprise, Specialized Care Services and Ingenix. UnitedHealth Group was formed in 1977and is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 13 - - - 1 1 15
vol $26.7B $3.2B $29.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $2.3B $2.3B

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Largest PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc.
$8.1B (2005-07-06)
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Largest Diversified Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
$2.3B (1994-05-01)

Healthcare Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the healthcare services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 386 healthcare services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 35 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 7 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic healthcare services acquirer over the past 3 years is MEDNAX, with 17 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the healthcare services sector over the past 3 years is KKR & Co. L.P. with 7 platform acquisitions.

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