3M (NYSE: MMM), St. Paul, Minnesota, has completed the acquisition of Acelity, Inc. and its KCI subsidiaries worldwide from a consortium comprised of funds advised by Apax Partners, together with controlled affiliates of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board for a total enterprise value of approximately $6.7 billion, including assumption of debt and other adjustments.
Acelity is a leading global medical technology company focused on advanced wound care and specialty surgical applications marketed under the KCI brand.
“This is an exciting day as we bring together two premier and innovative companies that are focused on delivering comprehensive health care solutions to enable better outcomes for patients,” said 3M chairman and CEO Mike Roman. “We are excited to have the tremendous people of Acelity join the 3M team, and are confident in the value that this acquisition will deliver to our customers and our shareholders. This addition further accelerates 3M as a leader in advanced wound care, which is a significant and growing market segment.”
3M’s Medical Solutions business is focused on applying 3M technologies to deliver safe and effective solutions to improve clinical outcomes and healthcare economics. The business offers a range of integrated solutions that include advanced and acute wound care dressings and products, medical tapes, sterilization products, and patient prep and warming products. These solutions cross the entire continuum of care, enabling better outcomes, improving the patient experience, and delivering strong economic value in today’s value-based care environment.