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Medical Dev. & Diag. - Mergers and Acquisitions
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Will Shell Out Up To $105 Million For Visualase, Inc. 7/28/2014
LifeHealth™ Announces Acquisition Of IRMA TruPoint® Product Line; Accriva Diagnostics® And LifeHealth Jointly Announce Worldwide Exclusive Distribution Agreement 7/28/2014
Bruker Corporation Announces Acquisition Of High-Speed, 3D Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy Company Vutara 7/28/2014
Bitcoin Collect, Inc. Announces The Acquisition Of Good Vibrations Shoes And Its Entrance Into A Multi-Billion Dollar Industry With A Proprietary And Groundbreaking Product 7/25/2014
QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN) Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers For Assessing Prognosis In Treatment Of Blood Cancers To Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 7/25/2014
Elekta Strengthens Its Position In Turkey With Acquisition Of Mesi Medikal 7/24/2014
St. Jude Medical (STJ) Scoops Up NeuroTherm, Inc. For $200 Million Cash 7/18/2014
Novartis AG (NVS), BWK Sell Stakes In Patch Maker LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG, Pockets $400 Million From Sale 7/17/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Hunts For Acquisitions In Cardiovascular, Elsewhere 7/17/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue – July 14, 2014 7/14/2014
MGC Diagnostics Corporation Completes Agreement To Acquire Medisoft SA 7/14/2014
Shareholder Files Class Action Lawsuit To Block Covidien (COV)-Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Merger 7/11/2014
Nordion Announces Termination Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period And Receipt Of No-Action Letter For Acquisition By Sterigenics 7/11/2014
Mariel Therapeutics Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Stryker Corporation  (SYK)'s BMP-7 Assets For Potential Use In Osteoarthritis And Organ Fibrosis 7/8/2014
Battelle Scoops Up Over 10 Percent Of Advanced Medical Isotopes Corporation 7/7/2014
ConvaTec Weighs Sale Or IPO 7/7/2014
Bay Area's Thoratec Corporation (THOR) Buys Apica Cardiovascular In $75 Million Deal 7/7/2014
Massachusett's bluebird bio (BLUE) Snaps Up Pregenen For Up To $139.9 Million 7/2/2014
Abiomed (ABMD) Announces Acquisition Of ECP To Broaden And Strengthen Existing Intellectual Property And Product Platform 7/2/2014
Zimmer Holdings, Inc. And Biomet Inc. Receive Requests For Additional Information From Federal Trade Commission 7/2/2014
Nanolab Technologies Accelerates Expansion By Acquiring Microtech Laboratories, LLC 7/2/2014
Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Snags Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Inc. For $1.2 Billion 7/1/2014
Zimmer (ZMH), Biomet Inc. Appoint Integration Team To Deal With Aftermath Of Merger 7/1/2014
Stryker Corporation  (SYK) To Pay Up To $375 Million For Ankle Replacement Company Small Bone Innovations, Inc. 7/1/2014
Cantel Medical (CMN) Completes Acquisition Of PuriCore International Ltd. 7/1/2014
Ampersand Sells ViraCor-IBT Laboratories To Eurofins For $255 Million 7/1/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Completes Divestiture Of Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics To The Carlyle Group 7/1/2014
Spectranetics Corporation (SPNC) Completes Acquisition Of AngioScore, Inc. 7/1/2014
Merz North America Pays $600 Million For Ultrasound Facelift Company Ulthera 6/30/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 6/30/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Could Avoid $3.5B To $4.2B In Taxes With Merger 6/27/2014
Dynasil's Evaporated Metal Films Subsidiary Acquires DichroTec Thin Films, LLC 6/27/2014
Nordion Receives Second Request Under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act 6/27/2014
Medifirst Solutions, Inc. Announces Update On Its New Laser Technology 6/26/2014
Verisante Technology, Inc. (Formerly known as T-Ray Science) Sells China Rights To Lung Cancer Diagnostic Device 6/26/2014
Owens & Minor (OMI) Snatches Up Medical Action Industries Inc. (MDCI) For $208 Million 6/25/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 6/24/2014
NAC Announces Acquisition Of LipidViro Tech, Inc. (LVRO) 6/24/2014
Medifirst Solutions, Inc. To Acquire Laser Technology Company 6/24/2014
InSpire MD Receives European Regulatory Approval To Resume Manufacturing And Distribution Of Mguard(TM) Prime EPS 6/23/2014
CellaVision AB Acquires A New Technology Platform 6/23/2014
Cancer Genetics, Inc. (CGIX) Scoops Up Gentris Corporation In $4.75 Million Deal 6/23/2014
Danaher (DHR)'s Takeover-Minded Owner Now Can't Make A Deal 6/23/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Buys Irish Rival Covidien plc (COV) For $42.9 Billion, Will Rebase In Ireland 6/18/2014
Laborie Medical Technologies Acquires BUCK Elektromedizin And BUCKmeditec 6/18/2014
Trendlines Acquires Intellectual Property From Collaboration With Endo 6/18/2014
Hill-Rom, Inc. Ponies Up $250 Million Cash For Trumpf Medical 6/17/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 6/16/2014
Ascendis Pharma A/S Eyes Second Medical Device Sector Deal 6/13/2014
Stentys Completes The Acquisition Of Cappella Peel Away Inc. 6/13/2014
Fosun Pharma To Buy Several Israeli Medical Device Companies 6/13/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) May Bid On $15.9 Billion Medtech Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) 6/10/2014
Nordion International (NDZ)'s Shareholders Approve $805 Million Takeover By Sterigenics International, Inc. 6/9/2014
BioTelemetry, Inc. Announces Major Advancements in Research Services 6/6/2014
Stentys To Acquire Stent Delivery Technology From Cappella Peel Away For Undisclosed Amount 6/5/2014
Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Acquires Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (SIRO) Direct Distribution Business In Paris Region, Expands Exclusive Agreement With Sirona In France 6/3/2014
Immucor Acquires Organ-i Inc. 6/3/2014
Roche (RHHBY) Guns For DNA Sequencing Technology In $350 Million Buyout Deal For Genia Technologies 6/2/2014
PharmaCell BV To Finalize Purchase Of Cell Therapy Production Facility 6/2/2014
St. Jude Medical (STJ) Completes Acquisition Of CardioMEMS 6/2/2014
Sterigenics International, Inc. Ups Bid For Isotope Maker Nordion International (NDZ) To $805 Million 6/2/2014
Spectranetics Corporation (SPNC) Agrees To Buy AngioScore, Inc. For $230 Million 5/30/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Completes Acquisition Of ArthroCare Corporation (ARTC) 5/29/2014
Volcano Corporation Snags AtheroMed, Inc. For $115 Million Cash 5/29/2014
Evotec AG (EVTG.F) To Establish An Anti-Infectives Platform With The Acquisition Of Euprotec 5/28/2014
NOVACYT Announces Plans To Combine With LAB21 Limited In A Stock-For-Stock Transaction 5/27/2014
U.K. Regulators OK Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN)'s $1.7 Billion ArthroCare Corporation (ARTC) Buy 5/23/2014
Tobii Technology AB Ponies Up $18 Million To Buy DynaVox Affiliates 5/22/2014
Devicor Medical Products Gets Even Bigger With Fourth Acquisition 5/22/2014
CareDx Enters Into Agreement To Acquire ImmuMetrix 5/22/2014
Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA) Divests UK Based Clamonta Limited Subsidiary 5/22/2014
Henry Schein Animal Health Enters Into Agreement To Acquire SmartPak, Expands Its Equine Offering 5/22/2014
Opko Health, Inc. Completes Acquisition Of Inspiro Medical Ltd. 5/22/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) To Scoop Up Corventis For At Least $150 Million 5/22/2014
Senesco Technologies, Inc. (SNT) Completes Acquisition Of Fabrus, An Opko Health, Inc. Portfolio Company 5/20/2014
Covance Inc. (CVD) Acquires Medaxial 5/19/2014
Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Pays $415 Million For Bayer AG (BAYZF) Unit 5/19/2014
Cancer Genetics, Inc. Enters Into Agreement To Acquire BioServe, A Premier Genomics & Next Generation Sequencing Company, And Announces First Quarter 2014 Results 5/15/2014
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Completes Acquisition Of AccessClosure, Inc. 5/12/2014
Novadaq Technologies, Inc. Completes Acquisition Of Aimago 5/12/2014
ICON Completes Acquisition Of Aptiv Solutions 5/8/2014
Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Scoops Up The Remainder Of IoGyn In $65 Million Deal 5/7/2014
Confirmed: Medtech Giant Covidien (COV) Acquires Zephyr For Undisclosed Amount 5/7/2014
Medela, Inc. Acquires Acacia Enteral Feeding Division 5/6/2014
Apple (AAPL) On Medical Tech Hiring Spree 5/5/2014
Novartis AG (NVS) Abandons $600 Million Purchase Of Gamida Cell Ltd. 5/5/2014
Devicor Medical Products Completes Acquisition Of The HydroMARK® Breast Biopsy Marker Portfolio 5/2/2014
Bayer AG (BAYZF) May Sell $10 Billion Plastics Unit To Focus On Health 4/30/2014
$800 Million Phillips-Medisize Deal Imminent 4/30/2014
Zimmer Holdings Grabs Biomet Inc. In $13.35 Billion Cash-And-Stock Deal 4/24/2014
The Medicines Company (MDCO) To Buy Tenaxis Medical, Inc. In $170 Million Deal 4/23/2014
Clinical Innovations Acquires Technologies From Glenveigh Medical 4/22/2014
Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) Completes Acquisition Of Summit Health 4/21/2014
Opko Health, Inc. Buys Medical Device Specialist Inspiro For Undisclosed Amount 4/21/2014
Private Equity Firm Nordic Capital Leads Bids To Buy LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG 4/18/2014
Medline Industries, Inc. Acquires Key Spine Surgery Technology From Amendia Inc. 4/16/2014
Decision Diagnostics Subsidiary Acquires GenStrip 4/16/2014
Surgical Device Maker ConMed Corporation (CNMD) Explores Sale Of Company 4/16/2014
Certara Corporation Acquires Specialty Contract Research Organization Synchrogenix 4/15/2014
Abiomed (ABMD) Acquires Exclusive License For Opsens' Optical Sensor Technology 4/15/2014
GE Healthcare Completes Acquisition Of Analytics Solutions Provider CHCA 4/15/2014
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO) Scoops Up Cambridge-Based GnuBIO, Inc For Undisclosed Amount 4/11/2014
Florida Entrepreneur Sells Medical Device Company New Wave Surgical For Over $100 Million 4/11/2014
Royal DSM In Exclusive Discussions To Acquire Aland (China) 4/9/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Takes Majority Interest In BioSTAR, A Med-Tech Distributor In Turkey 4/8/2014
Bio-Techne Announces Investment In CyVek 4/7/2014
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Completes Acquisition of Velocity Software Platform 4/7/2014
MEDITE Group And CytoCore, Inc. (CYCR.OB) Announce Closing Of Acquisition 4/7/2014
Roche (RHHBY) Snags Diagnostics Company IQuum In $450 Million Deal 4/7/2014
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Ponies Up $320 Million For AccessClosure, Inc. 4/3/2014
GIN And Sigolis Merger Creates Strong Partner For Development And Manufacture Of Diagnostics Disposables 4/1/2014
Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By Steris Corporation (STE) 4/1/2014
ICON Scoops Up Medical Device Firm Aptiv Solutions For $143.5 Million Cash 3/31/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Strikes $4 Billion Sale Of Ortho Arm To The Carlyle Group 3/31/2014
President Of Hardy Diagnostics Sells Company To Employees 3/28/2014
What Does Facebook's $2 Billion Oculus Buy Bring To Healthcare? 3/26/2014
Stryker Corporation  (SYK) Closes $120 Million Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (PSTX.OB) Buy 3/25/2014
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Sells 3 Units To GE Healthcare For $1 Billion 3/25/2014
Ulthera Plans To Enter Cellulite Market With Acquisition Of Cabochon Aesthetics, Inc. 3/24/2014
GE Corporation (GE) Completes Acquisition Of Strategic Assets From Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) 3/24/2014
bioMerieux SA To Look At Siemens (SI)' $500 Million Unit: CEO 3/21/2014
Ex Gen-Probe Incorporated (Acquired by Hologic) (GPRO) CEO Embarks On New $300 Million Venture 3/20/2014
BioTelemetry, Inc. Announces The Acquisition Of The Cardiac Patient Services Business Of Biomedical Systems 3/20/2014
Nanosphere, Inc. To Sell $30 Million Of Shares To Aspire Capital 3/19/2014
Sparton Corporation (SPA) Completes Acquisition Of Aubrey Group 3/18/2014
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Expands Animal Diagnostics Biz Through Prionics AG Buy 3/17/2014
TearLab Corporation (TEAR) Closes Acquisition Of AOA's OcuHub Technology Platform 3/17/2014
Digirad Corporation (DRAD) Acquires Telerhythmics 3/17/2014
Blackrock Buys Into Which Medtech Companies? 3/17/2014
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Buys Oscor's CRM Lead Business For $20 Million 3/14/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Announces Early Termination Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period 3/14/2014
Stryker Corporation  (SYK) Quietly Closes Pivot Medical Buy 3/13/2014
Medical Action Industries Inc. (MDCI) Plans $75 Million Sale Of Medegen Medical Products Unit 3/13/2014
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Signs Agreement To Acquire Velocity Medical Solutions Software Platform For Data-Driven Clinical Decision Making In Cancer Centers 3/12/2014
Corgenix Medical Corporation (CONX) Exploring Strategic Alternatives, Considering Possible Sale 3/12/2014
Bailing Out: Olympus Seeks Buyer For Former Stryker Corporation  (SYK) Plant In W. Lebanon 3/11/2014
Stratus Media Group Acquires Paloma Pharmaceuticals, Inc. And VasculoMedics, Inc. 3/7/2014
NanoViricides, Inc. (NNVC.PK) Denies Rumor That It Is Being Acquired For $4.5 Billion 3/7/2014
Advanced Accelerator Applications Enters UK And Irish Nuclear Medicine Markets With The Acquisition Of Imaging Equipment Ltd 3/4/2014
Essilor International SA (EFQ5.PA) Buys Coastal Contacts For A Whopping $430 Million 2/27/2014
Syneron Medical Ltd. (ELOS) Bags New Star Lasers For $11 Million Cash 2/20/2014
Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP) Takes $500 Million Writedown On American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMMD) 2/20/2014
Getinge Finalizes Acquisition Of Pulsion Medical Systems 2/20/2014
Stryker Corporation  (SYK) Continues Buying Spree, Buys Berchtold Holding For $172 Million 2/19/2014
Contextvision Acquires The Rights For A New Technology 2/19/2014
TearLab Corporation (TEAR) To Acquire AOA's Ocuhub Technology Platform 2/18/2014
GSI Group (GSIG) To Acquire JADAK Technologies Inc. For $93.5 Million In Cash 2/18/2014
Scientific Digital Imaging plc Acquires Opus Instruments Limited 2/14/2014
PhotoMedex, Inc. (PHMD) Scoops Up LCA-Vision For $106 Million 2/14/2014
Vanguard, BlackRock Buy Into Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)'s Turnaround 2/13/2014
GE Healthcare Completes API Healthcare Acquisition 2/13/2014
Novogene Acquires An Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System 2/13/2014
Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Completes Acquisition Of Arseus NV (EBR:RCUS) Businesses 2/10/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN)'s Low Bid For ArthroCare Corporation (ARTC) Gives Competitors A Shot At Rival Offers 2/7/2014
Wright Medical Group, Inc. (WMGI) Completes Acquisition Of OrthoPro, LLC 2/6/2014
Myriad Genetics, Inc. (MYGN) Ponies Up $270 Million For Crescendo Bioscience 2/5/2014
GE Healthcare Unloads Breas Medical AB To Private Investment Firm For Undisclosed Price 2/5/2014
Fluke Biomedical Acquires Unfors RaySafe 2/5/2014
Ex-Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Business Snaps Up Minnesota Health IT Firm 2/4/2014
Accellent To Acquire Lake Region Medical For Undisclosed Amount 2/4/2014
Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Completes Acquisition Of Life Technologies (LIFE) 2/4/2014
Bioventus Acquires DUROLANE® Assets From Galderma 2/4/2014
Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP) Completes Divestiture Of HealthTronics (HTRN) 2/4/2014
Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Expands Dental Laboratory Distribution Business With Acquisition Of Lincoln Dental Supply 2/4/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Strengthens Sports Medicine Biz With $1.7 Billion Buyout Of ArthroCare Corporation (ARTC) 2/3/2014
Largest Beverage Can Maker, Rexam PLC, Unloads Healthcare Units For $805 Million Cash 2/3/2014
Sorin Group Announces Purchase Of The Cannulae Activities From Its Supplier Bioengineering Laboratories 2/3/2014
Biotelemetry, Inc. Announces Significant Patent Litigation Victory And The Acquisition Of Mednet Healthcare Technologies, Inc. 2/3/2014
Mindray Medical Acquires US-China IVD Company 1/31/2014
The Gores Group And Technology4Medicine, LLC Agree To Acquire Fotona d.d. 1/31/2014
Wright Medical Group, Inc. (WMGI) Expands Its Footprint In Extremities With $126 Million Solana Surgical, Orthopro Buys 1/31/2014
The Gores Group And Technology4Medicine, LLC Agree To Acquire Fotona D.D. 1/30/2014
TauTona Group Sells "Adipose Tissue Injector" To LifeCell Corporation 1/27/2014
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Completes Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. (SLTM) 1/24/2014
ACM Global Central Laboratory Expands Global Footprint With Acquisition In Asia Pacific 1/23/2014
Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX) Ponies Up $570 Million For Solstas Lab Partners 1/22/2014
Luna Innovations Inc. Sells Shape-Sensing Tech For Medical Applications To Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG) In Deal Worth $30 Million 1/22/2014
Shire plc Takes $650 Million Hit On Dermagraft Sale To Organogenesis Inc. 1/17/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Completes Sale Of Confluent Surgical To Integra LifeSciences Corporation (IART) 1/16/2014
China Approves Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO), Life Technologies (LIFE) Deal With Conditions 1/16/2014
The Carlyle Group Ultimately Snags Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Diagnostics Unit For $4.15 Billion 1/16/2014
CytoCore, Inc. (CYCR.OB) To Acquire MEDITE 1/13/2014
MicroPort Scientific  (0853:HK) Establishes MicroPort Orthopedics (0853:HK) Through Acquisition Of Wright Medical Group, Inc. (WMGI)'s OrthoRecon Business 1/13/2014
Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP) Divests HealthTronics (HTRN) In $130 Million Deal 1/10/2014
Globus Medical, Inc. (GMED) Announces Acquisition Of Robotics Developer Excelsius Surgical 1/9/2014
Carl Zeiss Swallows Aaren Scientific In $70 Million Buyout 1/9/2014
Cantel Medical (CMN) Acquires Sterilator Company, Inc. 1/8/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Scoops Up NJ-Based TYRX For $160 Million 1/7/2014
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Pays $40 Million For Alverix 1/7/2014
GE Healthcare Pads Its Life Sciences Division With $1.06 Billion Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Deal 1/7/2014
Nikkiso America Seals The Deal For Baxter International, Inc. (BAX)'s Renal Replacement Therapy Biz 1/6/2014
180 Medical Acquires Symbius Medical For Undisclosed Sum 1/3/2014
AtriCure, Inc. (ATRC) Completes Acquisition Of ESTECH 1/2/2014
Stryker Corporation  (SYK) Scoops Up Patient Safety Technologies, Inc. (PSTX.OB) For $120 Million 1/2/2014
Cyprotex (COTXF.PK) Snags Device Company For Undisclosed Amount 1/2/2014
Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Completes Strategic Investment In Dental Implant Manufacturer BioHorizons 12/31/2013
CareFusion Corporation Completes Vital Signs Inc. (VITL) Acquisition In U.S., China 12/31/2013
Carlyle Near Deal To Buy Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Diagnostics Unit For Approximately $4 Billion 12/27/2013
AtriCure, Inc. (ATRC) Acquires California Company ESTECH For $34 Million 12/20/2013
Temptime Corporation Snags William Laboratories For Undisclosed Amount In Effort To Expand Into Blood Temperature Monitoring Solutions 12/18/2013