LifeScan Diabetes Deal Brings $2.1 Billion

Johnson & Johnson‘s (NYSE: JNJ) selling spree continued with the divestiture of LifeScan, Inc. for $2.1 billion. LifeScan is a leader in blood glucose monitoring products, serving approximately 20 million patients globally in more than 90 countries. LifeScan markets blood glucose monitoring systems for home and hospital use under the global brand, One Touch. The […]

Ethicon Sells Its Advanced Sterilization Products for $2.7 Billion

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon last week sold its advanced sterilization products (ASP) business to Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV) for $2.7 billion. The ASP business is a global provider of innovative sterilization and disinfection solutions. It generated adjusted EBITDA margin of approximately 25% (unaudited) in 2017. Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company […]

Danaher Doubles Down on Blood Diagnostics

Danaher Corporation (NASDAQ: DHR) has set a new direction for itself, after spinning off its Test & Measurement segment, Industrial Technologies segment and its Retail/Commercial Petroleum platform into Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV) on July 2. Post-separation, the company is positioned as a global science and technology  innovator with more than 20 operating companies in the health […]