Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge to Create New Standard in Global Healthcare Delivery, Access and Experience
- The only consumer centered virtual care platform for full spectrum of health needs to address accelerating consumer and client demand
- Combination of highly complementary leaders in virtual care and chronic condition management uniquely positioned to unlock the full potential of virtual care
- New high-quality care delivery model creates new category of solutions focused on delivering unrivaled whole-person care for better health outcomes at lower cost
- Significant quantifiable revenue expansion opportunities increase shareholder value as two of the fastest-growing companies in healthcare technology combine
PURCHASE, NY and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teladoc Health (TDOC), the global leader in virtual care, and Livongo (LVGO), the leading Applied Health Signals company – today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. This merger represents a transformational opportunity to improve the delivery, access and experience of healthcare for consumers around the world. The highly complementary organizations will combine to create substantial value across the healthcare ecosystem, enabling clients everywhere to offer high quality, personalized, technology-enabled longitudinal care that improves outcomes and lowers costs across the full spectrum of health.
Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of each company, each share of Livongo will be exchanged for 0.5920x shares of Teladoc Health plus cash consideration of $11.33 for each Livongo share, representing a value of $18.5 billion based on the closing price of Teladoc Health shares as of August 4, 2020. Upon completion of the merger, existing Teladoc Health shareholders will own approximately 58 percent and existing Livongo shareholders will own approximately 42 percent of the combined company.
The combination of Teladoc Health and Livongo creates a global leader in consumer centered virtual care. The company will have expected 2020 pro forma revenue of approximately $1.3 billion, representing year over year pro forma growth of 85 percent. Demonstrating the power of the combined platform and the scalability of the data driven and virtual ethos, the combined company is expected to have pro forma Adjusted EBITDA of over $120 million for 2020.