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Medical Dev. & Diag. - Mergers and Acquisitions
Consort Medical Scoops Up Aesica For $374 Million 9/30/2014
Large Shareholder Calls For Volcano Corporation To Sell Itself; Begin CEO Search 9/30/2014
New U.S. Tax Rules May Lead Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) To Redo Covidien plc (COV) Deal 9/29/2014
Week In Review: Blackstone Buys A $100 Million Stake In China Medical Device Company 9/29/2014
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (LH) To Buy LipoScience, Inc. For $85 Million 9/25/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 9/24/2014
LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. Acquires Angioscope 9/22/2014
Cerner Corporation (CERN) Receives Regulatory Clearance For Acquisition Of Siemens Health Services 9/19/2014
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (IART) Scoops Up Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Microfrance, Xomed Assets In $60 Million Deal 9/17/2014
Alere Inc. (ALR)'s Ex- CEO Wants To Make $3.82 Billion Buyout Offer 9/16/2014
Danaher (DHR) Snags Nobel Biocare (NOBN.VX) For $2.2 Billion 9/16/2014
MESA Continues European Expansion With Acquisition Of MVS, Poland's Largest Provider Of Independent, Multi-Vendor Diagnostic Imaging Service Solutions For Healthcare Clinics And Hospital Groups 9/15/2014
Biomerics, Access Point Technologies Merge, New Biomerics Advanced Catheter Division Created 9/15/2014
Google Inc. Dives Deeper Into Biotech With Lift Labs Acquisition 9/15/2014
eCardio Diagnostics, Preventice Merge, Merck & Co. (MRK) Arm Will Be The Majority Stakeholder 9/12/2014
Zyvex And OCSiAl Terminate Acquisition Plan 9/11/2014
Advanced Accelerator Applications Acquires GE Healthcare’s FDG-PET Radiopharmaceutical Business In Italy 9/11/2014
Immunodiagnostic Systems ("IDS" Or "the Group") Acquisition Of Dia.Metra S.r.l. (“Diametra”) 9/10/2014
Cynosure, Inc. (CYNO) Snags Assets Of Ellman International, Inc. For $13.2 Million Cash 9/9/2014
Form 8.1 - Covidien plc (COV) 9/9/2014
Argon Medical Devices, Inc. Acquires US Biopsy 9/9/2014
Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA) Receives Hart-Scott-Rodino Clearance 9/8/2014
Breas Medical Acquires B&D Electromedical, Ltd. 9/8/2014
Nanosphere, Inc. Might Be For Sale 9/8/2014
South San Francisco's Veracyte, Inc. (VCYT) Snags Allegro Diagnostics In $21 Million Cash, Stock Deal 9/8/2014
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI), LifeCell Corporation. And Systagenix Combine To Form One Company And Rebrand As Acelity 9/3/2014
Avedro, Inc. Acquires Assets Of IROC Innocross AG, Including Its UV-X Line Of Cross-Linking Devices 9/3/2014
Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Closes Acquisition Of Interventional Business Of Bayer AG (BAYZF) 9/3/2014
Invacare Corporation (IVC) Unloads Rehab Devices Subsidiary Altimate Medical For $23 Million Cash 9/3/2014
Ebola Quick Test Maker Corgenix Medical Corporation (CONX) Sold To German Company For $16 Million 9/2/2014
BC Technical Acquires Polaris Medical Imaging 9/2/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Merger Could Cost CEO $25 Million — But He Won't Pay It 8/29/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Seeks Buyer For Struggling Medical Device Unit Cordis Corporation (JNJ); Deal Could Fetch Up To $2 Billion 8/29/2014
Covidien (COV)'s Buying Spree Continues, Picks Up Venous Disease Treatment Developer Sapheon, Inc. For Undisclosed Amount 8/28/2014
Corgenix Medical Corporation (CONX) Enters Into Agreement To Be Acquired By Orgentec Diagnostika 8/28/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Spends Another $350 Million On NGC Medical SpA 8/27/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Shells Out $200 Million Cash For Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation BV 8/26/2014
Endo Health Solutions Inc. (ENDP) Puts Troubled Medical Device Unit On The Auction Block 8/26/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 8/26/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Snags Privately Held Reverse Medical Corporation, Terms Not Disclosed 8/25/2014
Elekta AB (SE:EKTAB) To Acquire Polish Distributor RTA 8/25/2014
Struggling ConvaTec Weighs A 2015 Sale 8/22/2014
Quantum Materials Acquires Bayer Technology Services Quantum Dot Manufacturing And Quantum Dot Solar Cell Patents 8/20/2014
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Acquires Advanced Ventilator Technology To Enhance Patient Care 8/20/2014
LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. Scoops Up Australian Company For $7.7 Million 8/20/2014
Cancer Genetics, Inc. (CGIX) Completes Acquisition Of BioServe India, A Premier Genomics And Next-Generation Sequencing Company 8/18/2014
Federal Trade Commission Seeks More Data On Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)-Covidien plc (COV) Deal, But Analysts Aren't Worried 8/14/2014
PDI, Inc. (PDII) Subsidiary Interpace Diagnostics Enters Molecular Diagnostics Market with Thyroid and Pancreatic Cancer Test Portfolio Acquisition 8/13/2014
CareFusion Corporation CEO Hints At A Possible Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)-Style Megamerger 8/13/2014
Greatbatch, Inc. (GB) Acquires CCC Medical Devices; Advances Medical Device Strategy 8/12/2014
PW Medtech Pays $130 Million For Fellow China Medical Device Company 8/11/2014
Biosign Technologies Inc. Unloads Medtech Hardware Division; Resignation Of CEO 8/11/2014
Global Holdings, Inc. (GBHD) Acquires Infusive Technologies, LLC And Its 'ChaSyr' Multi-Chamber Syringe Technology 8/8/2014
Struggling Alere Inc. (ALR) Plans To Divest Some Business Units After A Rough Q2 8/7/2014
Lubrizol Acquires Vesta For Undisclosed Amount 8/7/2014
CryoLife, Inc. (CRY) Acquires Distribution Rights And Purchase Option For Genesee BioMedical's Photofix™ Bovine Pericardial Patch 8/7/2014
The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Completes Acquisition Of Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Inc. And Announces $700 Million 3-Year Term Loan 8/6/2014
Cerner Corporation (CERN) Snags Siemens AG (SI)'s Health Services For $1.3 Billion 8/6/2014
PW Medtech Of China Buys Beijing Tianxinfu For $130 Million 8/6/2014
Oxford Immunotec Limited (OXFD) Grabs Boulder Diagnostics Assets For $7.9 Million 8/5/2014
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Announces Acquisition Of Certain Assets Of Transpire, Inc., A Specialized Developer Of Radiation Simulation Software 8/5/2014
Massachusetts' Tecomet, Inc. Bags Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA)'s OEM Solutions Business For$450 Million 8/4/2014
BioMarCare Technologies Ltd. Release: Colon-MarCarePlex™ Technology Is Offered For Sale/License 8/4/2014
MGC Diagnostics Corporation Completes Acquisition Of MediSoft SA 8/1/2014
Bio-Techne Announces ProteinSimple Acquisition Completion 8/1/2014
Hill-Rom, Inc. Wraps Up $250 Million Buyout Of Trumpf Medical 8/1/2014
3D Systems (TDSC) Snags Simbionix For $120 Million Cash 7/31/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Wary Of "Mega-Mergers" 7/31/2014
Revolutionary Radiation Therapy System FromViewRay Incorporated Is Acquired By Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center At The University Of Miami 7/31/2014
Nobel Biocare (NOBN.VX) In Talks About Sale Of Company 7/30/2014
Nelipak® Corporation Acquires Flexpak Corporation 7/30/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Will Shell Out Up To $105 Million For Visualase, Inc. 7/29/2014
SunTech Medical, Inc. Acquires Central Blood Pressure Technology From Centron Diagnostics 7/29/2014
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
Nanolab Technologies Accelerates Expansion By Acquiring Microtech Laboratories, LLC 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
Massachusett's bluebird bio (BLUE) Snaps Up Pregenen For Up To $139.9 Million 7/2/2014
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
Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Snags Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Inc. For $1.2 Billion 7/1/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 6/30/2014
Merz North America Pays $600 Million For Ultrasound Facelift Company Ulthera 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
BioTelemetry, Inc. Announces The Acquisition Of The Cardiac Patient Services Business Of Biomedical Systems 3/20/2014
Ex Gen-Probe Incorporated (Acquired by Hologic) (GPRO) CEO Embarks On New $300 Million Venture 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
Blackrock Buys Into Which Medtech Companies? 3/17/2014
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