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Mergers and Acquisitions in the IVD Market


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Mergers and Acquisitions in the IVD Market

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity in the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market was brisk in 2016. Kalorama's report records 250 acquisitions in the industry from 2013-2016. Becton Dickinson (BD), Danaher, Roche, and Thermo Fisher Scientific were among the companies active in M&A during this period.


  • Executive Summary
    • The Market Landscape
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Methodology
  • IVD Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Introduction
      • Table Selected Acquisitions of Diagnostic Companies, 2015-2016
    • Select Top Tier IVD Company Activities in 2015 and 2016
      • The Proposed Acquisition of Alere by Abbott
      • Roche Remains Active in M&A
      • Siemens' Plan to Divest Its Healthcare Business, Siemens Healthineers
      • Danaher's Acquisition of Molecular Diagnostics Leader Cepheid
      • Abbott Acquires St. Jude Medical, Adds Patient Monitoring and Neurostimulation Strength
      • Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Affymetrix
      • Beckman Coulter Acquires Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics' Clinical Microbiology Business
      • Becton Dickinson (BD) Prepares Its Entrance into Sequencing with Cellular Research Acquisition
    • Other 2015-2016 Acquisitions of Note
      • Luminex's Acquisition of Nanosphere
      • Quest and DiaSorin to Focus on Key Markets Following Acquisition Deal
      • IBM Healthcare/Watson Continues Expansion
    • Select 2013-2014 Acquisitions of Note
      • Abbott Diagnostics
      • Johnson and Johnson (J&J)
      • Thermo Fisher
        • Table Selected Acquisitions of Diagnostic Companies, 2013-2014
      • Becton Dickinson
      • bioMérieux
      • Bio-Rad Laboratories
      • Arkray
      • QIAGEN
      • Radiometer
      • Trinity Biotech
      • Grifols International

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