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Medical Dev. & Diag. - Mergers and Acquisitions
Nikon Corporation (NINOF.PK) Pushes Into Medtech With $400 Million Optos Plc (OPTS.L) Buy 2/27/2015
Cyberonics (CYBX), Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) to Merge in $2.7 Billion Deal With Relocation to London 2/26/2015
Globus Medical (GMED) Buys Branch Medical Group for $52.9 Million Cash 2/26/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Nears $2 Billion Deal to Buy Endo International (ENDP)'s Device Biz: Report 2/26/2015
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Superbug Patient Sues Olympus Corporation (OCPNF) Over Contaminated Endoscopes 2/26/2015
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Snaps Up Maker of Device for Overactive Bladders 2/25/2015
Sotera Wireless Acquires Reflectance Medical 2/25/2015
3M Company (MMM) Buys Polypore Unit for $1 Billion 2/24/2015
VolitionRX Acquires Direct Ownership Of Nucleosomics Technology Patent 2/24/2015
Bayer AG (BAYZF) May Have a Buyer for Diabetes Biz 2/23/2015
Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH) Revealed as Top Suitor for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s $2 Billion Cordis Corporation (JNJ) Unit 2/23/2015
Cantel Medical (CMN) Acquires DentaPure Dental Waterline Disinfection System 2/23/2015
Valtronic Expands Capability With New Viscom Purchase: Automated Optical Inspection System 2/23/2015
Tekni-Plex's Plan To Acquire Gallazzi's Italian Pharma Blister Film, Adhesive Tape Substrate Film Businesses Has Been Approved 2/23/2015
3M Company (MMM) To Acquire Ivera Medical Corporation 2/20/2015
Fosun Pharma in Talks to Buy Lumenis Ltd. (LUME) for $480 Million 2/19/2015
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (LH) Completes Acquisition Of Covance Inc. (CVD) 2/19/2015
TE Connectivity To Acquire AdvancedCath 2/18/2015
Covance Inc. (CVD) Stockholders Approve Acquisition By Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (LH) 2/18/2015
Hearing Aid Maker William Demant in Talks to Buy Audika for $191 Million 2/18/2015
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Bets on Technology That Sees Through the Skin 2/17/2015
United Medical Systems Acquires Litho Of America 2/16/2015
Bayer AG (BAYZF) Starts Life Science Reorg; Actively Exploring Sale of Diabetes Unit 2/12/2015
GSI Group (GSIG) To Acquire Applimotion Inc. For $13 Million In Cash 2/12/2015
Novigenix Acquires Blood-Based Molecular Diagnostics Test Colox® And Prepares Its Further Commercial Rollout In Switzerland And Europe To Improve The Early Detection Of Colorectal Cancer 2/12/2015
Oncologix Tech, Inc.  (OTCBB: OCLG) Sees Immediate Results With Acquisition Of EsteemCare, Inc. 2/12/2015
Molecular Response (MRL) Announces Sale of Business Unit To Crown Bioscience, Inc. 2/12/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s DePuy Synthes Snaps Up Olive Medical for Hi-Def Surgery System 2/11/2015
Roche (RHHBY) Snaps Up German Genomics Firm Signature Diagnostics AG 2/11/2015
Soochow University Medical College Installs MILabs SPECT-CT 2/11/2015
Zimmer (ZMH) Provides Update On The European Commission (EC) Review Process Relating To The Pending Merger With Biomet Inc. 2/10/2015
ResMed Inc. (RMD) Acquires Jaysec, A Leader In Internet-Based Software Solutions For Home Medical Equipment Providers 2/10/2015
OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OMCM) Acquires IRT Technology From Clinquest 2/6/2015
Pro-Dex, Inc. (PDEX) Announces Acquisition Of Fineline Molds 2/5/2015
Battery Ventures-Owned Data Innovations Acquired By Unit Of Roper Industries 2/5/2015
Misonix Incorporated (MSON) Grabs Remaining Exclusive BoneScalpel™ Biz From Aesculap 2/3/2015
Alliqua Biomedical (ALQA) Snaps Up Celleration, Inc. for $30.4 Million 2/3/2015
Wright Medical Group, Inc. (WMGI) Announces Receipt Of Second Request From Federal Trade Commission Regarding Proposed Merger With Tornier 2/3/2015
BSD Medical (BSDM) to Exit Hyperthermia Biz and Seeks Sale of Its Assets 2/2/2015
Lydall Announces Divestiture Of Charter Medical 2/2/2015
JOT Automation And Ginolis Announce A Life Science Business Acquisition 1/29/2015
M&A Is Our Top Priority for Cash, Stryker CEO Says 1/28/2015
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT)'s Next Move After Pulling Off the Largest Inversion Ever 1/28/2015
Spectranetics Corporation (SPNC) Completes Acquisition of Stellarex™ Drug Coated Balloon Assets From Covidien plc (COV) 1/27/2015
Covidien (COV) Announces Effectiveness Of Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Transaction Scheme Of Arrangement 1/27/2015
Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY) Enters Neurodiagnostic Services Market With $7 Million Buy 1/26/2015
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Release: Transaction Anticipated To Close On January 26, 2015 1/26/2015
Intrexon Corporation Snaps Up Remaining Stake In Exemplar Genetics 1/26/2015
Valeant (VRX) CEO Fesses Up to What Went Wrong in Pursuit of Allergan (AGN) 1/23/2015
Welch Allyn Snaps Up Hubble Telemedical for Undisclosed Price 1/22/2015
Chembio Diagnostics, Inc. (CEMI.OB) Acquires Rights To SURE CHECK® HIV 1/2 Assay Effective June 1, 2016 1/22/2015
Sparton Corporation (SPA) Acquires Real-Time Enterprises, Inc. (RTEmd) 1/22/2015
CareFusion Corporation Stockholders Approve Proposed Merger With Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) 1/22/2015
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 1/21/2015
Abcam plc (ABC.L) Acquires Firefly BioWorks (MCNS) To Expand Capabilities In Multiplex Analysis 1/21/2015
Sono-Tek Corporation (SOTK) Announces Sale to Advanced Animal Diagnostics 1/21/2015
Exactech, Inc. (EXAC) Grabs BlueOrtho SAS in €18 Million Deal 1/20/2015
DNA Electronics Ltd Acquires nanoMR Inc. for $24 Million Cash 1/20/2015
Paragon Medical Announces Acquisition 1/20/2015
Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) To Acquire scil Animal Care 1/19/2015
Stryker Eyes M&A, Market Share Growth in Europe 1/16/2015
Down Syndrome Detection Company Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. Officially Withdraws IPO; Acquired by Roche (RHHBY) 1/14/2015
Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc. (OCLS) Enters Into Agreement To Sell Ruthigen Shares For $5.5 Million In Event Of Ruthigen Merger 1/12/2015
QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN) Acquires Enzymatics Inc. Enzyme Solutions Unit, A Leading Enabler Of NGS Applications 1/12/2015
Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. Announces Acquisition Of Specialized Neuro-Diagnostics Company, DioGenix 1/12/2015
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (IART) Acquires MetaSurg's Foot And Ankle Product Portfolio 1/12/2015
Bay Area's Pulmonx, Inc. Snaps Up Aeris Therapeutics, Inc. for Undisclosed Amount 1/8/2015
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 1/8/2015
Empire Genomics Acquires ID Labs, Inc. A Leading Molecular Diagnostic Reagent Company. 1/7/2015
Adaptive Biotechnologies Announces Acquisition Of Sequenta, Inc. 1/7/2015
Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY) Enters Streaming Newborn Video Market 1/7/2015
Cleveland HeartLab LLC Acquires MIRISK Heart Attack Risk Assessment Tool, Expanding Its Product Portfolio And Cardiovascular Disease Assessment Capabilities 1/7/2015
Rumored to be Near an Offer for Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN), Stryker Picks Up Hospital Bed Maker CHG 1/6/2015
A Merger Of Four Medical Device Industry Partners To Create One Vertically Integrated Company, EG GILERO 1/6/2015
Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules -- Results Of Covidien plc (COV)'s Shareholder Meetings 1/6/2015
Lexmark Grabs Claron Technology for $37 Million Cash 1/5/2015
Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Acquires Late-Stage Pancreatic Imaging Assets 1/5/2015
Valeant (VRX) Possibly Eyeing Dental Device Makers Such as Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) and DENTSPLY International Inc. (XRAY) in 2015: Analysts 1/2/2015
Cantel Medical (CMN) Acquires Pure Water Solutions, Inc. 1/2/2015
Cantel Medical (CMN) Snaps Up Pure Water Solutions in $11.9 Million Cash Deal 1/2/2015
Arrayit Corporation Subsidiary Avant Diagnostics, Inc. Acquired By American Liberty Petroleum Corporation 12/31/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Surges on Rumored Stryker Takeover Bid 12/30/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 12/30/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue – December 23, 2014 12/23/2014
Uroplasty, Inc. (UPI), Vision-Sciences, Inc. (VSCI) To Merge In All-Stock Deal 12/23/2014
ALNE Announces Intention To Acquire BioTechPharma 12/22/2014
ZOLL Medical Corporation (ZOLL) Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Advanced Circulatory Systems 12/22/2014
Junopacific Completes Acquisition Of Medical Device Tool Design And Fabrication Firm 12/22/2014
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG) Snaps Up Medtech Maker Volcano Corporation For $1.2 Billion 12/19/2014
PolyOne Acquires Accella Unit For $49 Million 12/19/2014
Volcano Corporation Slashing Jobs; Will Cease All Manufacturing In Cali By July 12/18/2014
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Announces Intention To Acquire MeVis Medical Solutions AG Through A Public Tender Offer 12/17/2014
Hudson-Alpha Institute for Biotechnology Announces Purchase Of Illumina (ILMN) Hiseq X Ten Sequencing System 12/15/2014
Synergetics USA, Inc. (SURG) Pays $13.5 Million For UK Firm 12/12/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 12/11/2014
Boston Heart Diagnostics (Formerly Known As Boston Heart Lab) Sold To Eurofins For $140 Million 12/11/2014
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Grabs Option To Buy CardioKinetix Inc. In $50 Million Financing Deal 12/9/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue – December 9, 2014 12/9/2014
Tecomet, Inc. Acquires Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA) OEM Solutions Business 12/8/2014
Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA) Completes Sale Of Its OEM Solutions Business And Separation Of Symmetry Surgical Inc. 12/8/2014
ALPHAEON Completes Acquisition Of Clarion Medical Technologies For $55 Million 12/5/2014
Danaher (DHR)'s Leica Division Closes Devicor Medical Products Buy 12/4/2014
PneumRx, Inc. Acquired By BTG plc (BTG.L) For Up To $475 Million 12/4/2014
Leica Biosystems To Acquire Devicor Medical Products 12/4/2014
Roche (RHHBY) Acquires Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. And Enters The Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) And Cell-Free DNA Testing Services Markets 12/3/2014
Vascular Solutions (VASC) Completes Purchase Of Principal Manufacturing Facility 12/3/2014
Autocam Medical Acquires Southeastern Technology 12/3/2014
Federal Trade Commission Gives Medtronic, Inc. (MDT), Covidien (COV) Merger The Green Light 12/1/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Selling Bonds For Covidien (COV) Acquisition 12/1/2014
Cell MedX Corp. (CMXC), Announces Acquisition Of Proprietary Technology For Treatment Of Diabetes And Related Ailments 11/26/2014
Collagen Solutions To Acquire Leading NZ Based Providers Of Medical Grade Collagen For £6 Million 11/21/2014
Abaxis, Inc. (ABAX) Acquires UK-based Distribution Organization 11/21/2014
Acelity Acquires Worldwide License For Fat Grafting Technology To Strengthen Plastic Surgery Portfolio 11/20/2014
Intertek Acquires ScanBi Diagnostics 11/19/2014
CoorsTek Medical Acquires European Medical Device Manufacturer Nanosurfaces Industries Srl 11/19/2014
Kelyniam Global Acquires MED-ALLY 11/19/2014
Event Cardio Group Acquires Worldwide Rights To Now Cardio, Advanced Cardiac Monitoring Device 11/19/2014
Zimmer (ZMH) Provides Update On The European Commission (EC) Review Process Relating To The Pending Merger With Biomet Inc. 11/18/2014
ZOLL Medical Corporation (ZOLL) Announces the Acquisition Of Philips InnerCool Temperature Management 11/18/2014
CORPAK MedSystems Acquires Maxter Catheters 11/18/2014
Valeant (VRX) Buys Nicox In $20 Million Deal 11/17/2014
PE Firms Line Up For Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG)'s Lighting Unit 11/14/2014
Catalent Acquires Micron Technologies 11/14/2014
Consort Medical Completion Of Acquisition 11/12/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Offers EU Concessions In $43 Billion Covidien (COV) Deal 11/11/2014
RadNet (RDNT) And Kennedy Health System Announce The Start Of Their Diagnostic Imaging Joint Venture And The Acquisition Of Two Facilities In Southern New Jersey 11/10/2014
Siemens (SI) Sells Hearing-Aid Unit for $2.68 Billion 11/7/2014
Tidi Products, LLC Announces Acquisition Of CFI Medical Solutions 11/6/2014
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (LH) Snatches Up Covance Inc. (CVD) For $6.1 Billion 11/6/2014
Cardio3 BioSciences Acquires CorQuest Medical Inc. 11/5/2014
Ximedica Recapitalizes With SV Life Sciences 11/5/2014
PDI, Inc. (PDII) Rejects Digirad Corporation (DRAD) Buyout Offer, Snags RedPath Integrated Pathology, Inc. Instead 11/5/2014
Symmetry Medical Inc. (SMA) Announces Mailing Of Definitive Proxy Statement And Prospectus Related To Proposed Merger 11/5/2014
Vitrolife (VITR.ST) Acquires Unisense FertiliTech A/S 11/5/2014
Zimmer (ZMH) Reveals Post-Biomet Inc. Merger Plans 11/4/2014
exocad® Acquires Sensable® Dental Assets To Provide Industry-Leading CAD/CAM Solution For Partial Denture Frameworks 11/4/2014
Bio-Techne (TECH) Pays $60 Million For CyVek 11/4/2014
Bruker Corporation Completes Divestiture Of Its Gas Chromatography Product Lines 11/3/2014
Spectranetics Corporation (SPNC) Grabs Stellarex ™ Drug Coated Balloon Assets From Covidien plc (COV) For $30 Million 11/3/2014
Digirad Corporation (DRAD) Delivers Letter To PDI, Inc. (PDII) Responding To PDI's Summary Rejection Of Digirad's Offer To Acquire Company 10/31/2014
Digirad Corporation (DRAD) Delivers Letter To PDI, Inc. (PDII) Expressing Willingness To Acquire Company At A Premium To Market For A Combination Of Cash And Stock Of Digirad 10/31/2014
Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Pays $250 Million For Menlo Park Startup Topera 10/30/2014
Alere Inc. (ALR) Unloads Alere Health, LLC Unit To Optum For $600 Million Cash 10/30/2014
ZOLL Medical Corporation (ZOLL) Announces Acquisition Of The Assets Of Impact Instrumentation, Inc. 10/28/2014
GTCR Announces Sale Of Devicor Medical Products 10/28/2014
Tornier, Wright Medical Group, Inc. (WMGI) To Combine In $3.3 Billion All-Stock Deal 10/28/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) To Pay Millions In Interest To Fund Covidien plc (COV) Deal 10/28/2014
Leica Biosystems Buys Devicor Medical Products For Undisclosed Amount 10/28/2014
Covidien plc (COV) May Sell Off Tech Ahead Of Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Merger 10/28/2014
FUJIFILM Buys 49 Percent Of U.S. Vaccine Maker As Ebola Spreads 10/28/2014
Globus Medical, Inc. (GMED) Buys San Antonio Biomedical Firm For Undisclosed Amount 10/27/2014
Google Inc. Grabs Two More UK Artificial Intelligence Startups 10/27/2014
Siemens AG (SI) In Talks To Sell Hearing Aids Unit 10/27/2014
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (IART) Completes The Acquisition Of Microfrance And Xomed Manual ENT And Laparoscopy Instrumentation Lines From Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) 10/27/2014
Private Equity Eyes $13 Billion Bayer AG (BAYZF)'s Plastics Business 10/24/2014
Sterigenics International, Inc. Goes Up On The Block 10/24/2014
QT Vascular Announces Acquisition Of Novel Technology For Interventional Treatment 10/23/2014
OxySure™ Systems, Inc., Estill Medical Technologies To Merge 10/22/2014
Materialise Acquires Orthoview, The Market Leader In Orthopedic Digital Pre-Operative Planning Software 10/21/2014
Bone Biologics Completes Merger With AFH Acquisition X, Inc. 10/17/2014
ConvaTec Owners Appoint Banks To Explore Sale 10/17/2014
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Continues To Pay Hefty Integration Charges On Synthes, Inc. (SYST) Buy 10/17/2014
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (LH)'s Acquisition Of LipoScience, Inc. Clears Antitrust Approval 10/16/2014
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Spinout Bioventus Bolsters Bone Healing Lineup 10/15/2014
Steris Corporation (STE) To Buy UK's Synergy Healthcare plc (SYR) $1.9 Billion Cash Stock Deal 10/14/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue – October 10, 2014 10/10/2014
Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Grabs EndoSee For $44 Million 10/9/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue – October 7, 2014 10/7/2014
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Bags CareFusion Corporation For $12.2 Billion 10/7/2014
Sequenom Inc. (SQNM) Pays $14.55 Million For Prenatal Testing Assets From Isis Innovation 10/7/2014
Zimmer (ZMH) Acquires Harvard University Spinout ETEX Holdings 10/6/2014
Stryker Corporation  (SYK) Completes Acquisition Of French, German And Asia Pacific Operations Of Small Bone Innovations, Inc. 10/6/2014
Proposed Merger Of Zimmer Holdings, Inc. And Biomet Inc. To Enter Second Phase Review By European Commission 10/3/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Announces Updated Financing Plans For Covidien plc (COV) Acquisition 10/3/2014
Nordson Corporation Snags Avalon Pharmaceuticals (AVRX) For $180 Million 10/3/2014
Immucor Acquires Sentilus 10/2/2014
LABORIE Acquires Unisensor AG And Unisensor USA, Inc. 10/2/2014
Consort Medical Scoops Up Aesica For $374 Million 10/1/2014
Owens & Minor (OMI) Completes Acquisition Of Medical Action Industries Inc. (MDCI), A Leading Provider Of Procedure-Based Kits And Trays 10/1/2014
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
Google Inc. Dives Deeper Into Biotech With Lift Labs Acquisition 9/15/2014
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
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