Signify Premium Insight: Siemens’ Billion Dollar Decision
Published: April 15, 2021
Expressions of interest have led Siemens Healthineers to weigh the future of its ultrasound business, among reports that a sale of the unit could be on the cards. The German vendor’s ultrasound unit, which could be valued at around $1bn, may make an attractive strategic target for several other vendors, and its sale could herald some disruption in the market. However, there are also a number of reasons why Siemens could be loath to let it go.
- Market leaders could face some disruption and increased competition if an aggressive challenger like Mindray were to take on Siemens’ ultrasound business.