Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

3100 Hansen Way,
Palo Alto, California 94304
United States,
(650) 493-4000
www.varian.com

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a supplier of tubes and digital detectors for X-ray imaging in medical, scientific, and industrial applications and also supplies X-ray imaging products for cargo screening and industrial inspection. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. was formed in 1948 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 8 1 1 1 2 - 13
vol $127M $56M $276M $459M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
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According to our data here at Mergr, Varian Medical Systems has acquired 14 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Varian Medical Systems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired PerkinElmer - Medical Imaging Business for $276M. Varian Medical Systems has acquired in 7 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include medical products (31%) and software (24%).

When analyzing the medical products sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 333 medical products companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 4 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic medical products acquirer over the past 3 years is Boston Scientific, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the medical products sector over the past 3 years is SHS GmbH with 5 platform acquisitions.

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