CareFusion Strengthens U.K. Presence With Acquisition of Medical Products Distributor; Terms Not DIsclosed
CareFusion today announced the acquisition of U.K. Medical Limited, a leading distributor of medical products to the National Health Service (NHS) and private health care sector in the United Kingdom. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition, the company's fifth, is part of CareFusion's strategy to expand globally by investing to build scale, infrastructure and local capabilities in key markets. U.K. Medical has strong customer relationships and clinical marketing expertise with specialized medical technologies including products used in interventional radiology and for surgical and vascular access in acute-care hospitals.
"The acquisition further strengthens CareFusion's presence in the United Kingdom, where we have built leadership positions in infusion therapy and infection prevention," said Gordon LaFortune, executive vice president of International Commercial Operations for CareFusion. "We believe this acquisition will help us expand our long-standing partnership with U.K. Medical and better leverage the company's clinical expertise to continue to grow our Procedural Solutions business in the United Kingdom and beyond."
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