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Avista, Nordic buy BMS's wound care unit ConvaTec for $4.1bn

Executive Summary

Private equity groups Nordic Capital and Avista Capital Partners agreed to acquire Bristol-Myers Squibb's ConvaTec for $4.1bn, paying three-and-a-half times the wound and ostomy care unit's 2007 revenues. ConvaTec will operate as an independent company and retain its current CEO.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Buy-out
    • Divestiture/Spin-Out
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash

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