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Boston Scientific wins $27bn bid for Guidant

Executive Summary

In an effort to top rival Johnson & Johnson's recent $21.5bn offer, Boston Scientific Corp. has made its own cash and stock bid for Guidant. BSC has proposed $72 per share ($36 in cash and $36 in stock) for each Guidant outstanding share, valuing the deal at about $25bn, a 14% premium to J&J's offer. J&J bid $76 per share for the company a year ago and has revised its offer several times, the latest being $63.43 per share.

Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Site Specific
  • Medical Devices
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash for Equity
    • Payment Includes Stock

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