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Abbott acquires Guidant's vascular business

Executive Summary

Upon Boston Scientific Corp.'s recent victory in its bidding war with J&J over Guidant, Abbott will buy Guidant's vascular business for total consideration of $5.5bn. Abbott's acquisition was contingent upon BSC winning the bid for the rest of Guidant.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Site Specific
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Payment Includes Stock
    • Includes Earnout
    • Full Acquisition

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