フィリップス社長 医療機器、積極買収へ 半導体事業の売却資金で
Philips to sell
majority stake in semiconductors business to private equity
consortium KKR, Silver Lake and Alpinvest
Philips to complete its
transformation from a cyclical technology company to a healthcare
and lifestyle company built around a strong brand
to return approximately EUR 4 billion to shareholders through
dividends and share repurchase.
・Company increases its focus on growth in Healthcare and Lifestyle sectors.
The company reiterated its strategy to re-invest in additional opportunities for high-margin growth, both organically and through acquisitions. In the last 12 months Philips has announced the investment of EUR 3.5 billion in eight acquisitions (some yet to be completed), predominantly in Medical Systems, Lighting and Consumer Health and Wellness.
Philips also re-confirmed
its intent to exit from its participations in
LG.Philips LCD and TSMC (* Taiwan
Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd) in a responsible manner. In
addition, Philips will continue to improve its cost structure by
simplifying the organization and its ways of working.
Philips to acquire
Intermagnetics, the world's leading MRI components and
acquisition to build world leading Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(MRI) solutions with extended product portfolio, accelerated
time-to-market and increased efficiency
Philips to acquire mother
& baby care products company, Avent Holdings
brings together AVENT - a leader in baby care, with Philips - a
leader in electronics
・Complementary premium brands, sales channels and geographic scope expected to fuel future growth
・Move further expands Philips’ presence in consumer health & wellness
Philips completes acquisition of Witt biomedical corporation
Philips announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Witt Biomedical Corporation, the largest independent supplier of hemodynamic monitoring and clinical reporting systems used in cardiology catheterization laboratories (Cath Labs).