Archive for the Category ◊ Acquisitions ◊

• Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Kalamazoo, Michigan – February 18, 2014 – Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Berchtold Holding, AG (Berchtold) for an enterprise value of $172 million. Berchtold, a privately held business with operating facilities in Germany and the United States, sells world-class surgical infrastructure equipment. Berchtold has been providing customer-centric healthcare equipment for […]

• Monday, February 03rd, 2014

Wright Medical Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Solana Surgical, LLC and Entry into Definitive Agreement to Acquire OrthoPro, LLC MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI) today announced it has acquired Solana Surgical, LLC (Solana) and entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OrthoPro, LLC (OrthoPro), both privately held high growth extremity companies. The […]

• Friday, December 06th, 2013

ResMed says it acquired Czech distributor Unimedis for an undisclosed amount. ResMed (NYSE:RMD) said it bought out Czech medtech distributor Unimedis for an undisclosed amount. Prague-based Unimedis specializes in sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory care devices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Unimedis co-founder Ondrej Kalas will stay on as the country manager for ResMed, according to […]

• Wednesday, December 04th, 2013

Teleflex Completes Previously Announced Acquisition of Vidacare Corporation LIMERICK, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Teleflex Incorporated (TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Vidacare Corporation, the leading provider of intraosseous, or inside the bone, access devices. Based on the date of […]

• Monday, December 02nd, 2013

HeartWare International Announces Acquisition Of CircuLite, Inc. FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — HeartWare International, Inc. (HTWR), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that it has acquired CircuLite, Inc. – developer of the SYNERGY Circulatory Support […]

• Friday, November 15th, 2013

Analyst say that diagnostics maker Volcano is looking more and more like an attractive target for the likes of Medtronic or Abbott Labs. MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Diagnostics and stents maker Volcano (NSDQ:VOLC) may be primed for acquisition, with a raft of analysts’ groups debating only the timing of a buy. Volcano’s stents and stent placement and evaluation […]

• Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Grifols To Acquire A Novartis AG Diagnostics Business Unit For $1,675 Million  BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The assets acquired include in vitro diagnostic products and technology for transfusion medicine and immunology, a manufacturing plant in the USA and commercial offices in United States, Switzerland and Hong Kong Following the acquisition, Grifols’ Diagnostic Division will account for over 20% of the company’s sales, […]

• Thursday, November 07th, 2013

Acquisitions prompt C.R. Bard to add jobs at its Queensbury, N.Y., plant after 2 rounds of layoffs last year. C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR) began adding jobs in its Queensbury, N.Y., facility, adding 30-40 positions after 2 rounds of layoffs last year. The Murray Hill, N.J.-based firm shifted product lines it acquired to the upstate New York plant, […]

• Saturday, October 19th, 2013

(Reuters) – Medical products maker Baxter International Inc reported a 7 percent fall in third-quarter earnings, hurt by charges related to its $4 billion acquisition of Swedish dialysis products company Gambro AB. Net earnings fell to $544 million, or 99 cents per share, from $583 million, or $1.06 per share, a year earlier. Excluding special items, […]

• Friday, October 18th, 2013

Brookhaven Medical, Inc. to Acquire Wound Management Technologies Oct 15, 2013 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) — ATLANTA and FORT WORTH , (Accesswire – Oct. 15, 2013) – Brookhaven Medical, Inc., an Atlanta-based medical device company with interests in dialysis devices and advanced wound care, today announced an agreement to acquire Wound Management Technologies, Inc., (otcqb:WNDM) of […]