Biotech M&A

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene shareholders vote to approve $74B acquisition deal

Released on April 12, 2019

The deal, which marked the first major acquisition of the year, nevertheless faced considerable …

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M&A

Seisa Medical acquires stent & delivery system maker Burpee MedSystems

Released on April 4, 2019

Seisa Medical said today that it acquired stent and delivery device manufacture…

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M&A MedTech

Natus Medical deals Medix division to employees

Released on April 3, 2019

In the sale, Pleasanton, Calif.-based Natus Medical said it is offloading the…

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M&A Robotics

Johnson & Johnson closes Auris Health buyout

Released on April 2, 2019

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) said yesterday that its Ethicon biz completed its $3.4 billion acquisition of robotic surgery dev…

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M&A MedTech

Smith & Nephew to acquire patient monitor dev Leaf Healthcare

Released on April 1, 2019

Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) said today that it inked a deal to acquire patient monitoring system developer Leaf Healthcare for an undisclosed amount.

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M&A MedTech

Forefront Medical buys a fifth of U.K.-based Arrow Medical

Released on March 27, 2019

Forefront Medical Technology (Singapore) announced this week that it has purchased a 20% stake in Arrow Medical (Herefordshire, U.K.).

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M&A Radiology

Philips buys Direct Radiology

Released on March 27, 2019

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said this week that it acquired teleradiology platform developer Direct Radiology for an undisclosed amount.

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M&A

TT Electronics acquires Power Partners

Released on March 26, 2019

TT Electronics (Woking, U.K.) said it has acquired Hudson, Mass.-based Power Partners, a medical and industrial specialist power products manufacturer for the North American market.

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Biotech M&A

Thermo Fisher to buy gene therapy contract manufacturer Brammer Bio for $1.7B

Released on March 25, 2019

A company that makes products for science researchers has bought one of the largest contract manufacturers of viral vectors for gene therapy.

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Imaging M&A

Varex Imaging to pay $85m for Direct Conversion

Released on March 22, 2019

Varex Imaging (NSDQ:VREX) said yesterday it inked a deal to acquire linear array digital detector maker Direct Conversion for $84.6 million (EU €75 million).

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M&A Orthopedic Robotics

Brainlab Makes Huge Push into Robotics with Medineering Deal

Released on March 20, 2019

Hot on the heels of Brainlab selling its orthopedic joint reconstruction business to Smith and Nephew, the Munich-based firm is now making an acquisition of its own. The company said it is acquiring robotics platform specialist Medineering.

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M&A Robotics

Brainlab acquires Medineering’s robotics platform

Released on March 20, 2019

Brainlab said today that it acquired Medineering and its line of robot-assisted surgery devices for an undisclosed amount.

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M&A MedTech

Report: Smiths Medical parent co to announce separation plans Friday

Released on March 18, 2019

Smith Medical‘s parent company Smiths Group (LON:SMIN) is expected to disclose how it plans to separate its medical division from the rest of the organization, according to a report from the Minneapolis Star Tribune posted yesterday.

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M&A Ophthalmology

Alcon Powers Up Portfolio Ahead of Novartis Split

Released on March 18, 2019

Alcon just paid $285 million to acquire PowerVision and agreed to additional milestone-based payments starting in 2023.

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FDA M&A MedTech

Fresenius Awarded Breakthrough Device Designation for Software

Released on March 15, 2019

Fresenius Medical Care hit a significant milestone last week with its software to enhance its line of hemodialysis machines.

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M&A Orthopedic

Stryker picks up OrthoSpace for up to $220 million in payments

Released on March 15, 2019

Kalamazoo, Michigan-based medical device giant Stryker has continued its M&A spree with the purchase of OrthoSpace, in an effort to round out its sports medicine portfolio.

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