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J&J plans to divest LifeScan unit to Platinum Equity for $2.1bn

Executive Summary

Private investment firm Platinum Equity launched a binding offer to acquire Johnson & Johnson's blood glucose monitoring unit LifeScan Inc. for $2.1bn. J&J has until June 15, 2018 to accept the offer and if it does, the transaction is expected to close by year end.

Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Devices
    • Monitoring Equipment & Devices
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
    • Glucose Testing
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Buy-out
    • Full Acquisition
    • Payment Includes Cash for Equity

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