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Medical Dev. & Diag. - Mergers and Acquisitions
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
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG) Snaps Up Medtech Maker Volcano Corporation For $1.2 Billion 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
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
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
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
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Continues To Pay Hefty Integration Charges On Synthes, Inc. (SYST) Buy 10/17/2014
Bone Biologics Completes Merger With AFH Acquisition X, Inc. 10/17/2014
ConvaTec Owners Appoint Banks To Explore Sale 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
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
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue – October 7, 2014 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
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
Corgenix Medical Corporation (CONX) Enters Into Agreement To Be Acquired By Orgentec Diagnostika 8/28/2014
Covidien (COV)'s Buying Spree Continues, Picks Up Venous Disease Treatment Developer Sapheon, Inc. For Undisclosed Amount 8/28/2014
Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Spends Another $350 Million On NGC Medical SpA 8/27/2014
Covidien plc (COV) Release: Announcement Under Irish Takeover Rules Relevant Securities In Issue 8/26/2014
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) 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
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Announces Acquisition Of Certain Assets Of Transpire, Inc., A Specialized Developer Of Radiation Simulation Software 8/5/2014
Oxford Immunotec Limited (OXFD) Grabs Boulder Diagnostics Assets For $7.9 Million 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
Bio-Techne Announces ProteinSimple Acquisition Completion 8/1/2014
Hill-Rom, Inc. Wraps Up $250 Million Buyout Of Trumpf Medical 8/1/2014
MGC Diagnostics Corporation Completes Acquisition Of MediSoft SA 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
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
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
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



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