Category: Mergers & Acquisitions
AngioDynamics inks a deal to invest in EmboMedics and its ResoSphere resorbable embolic microsphere technology, with a possible acquisition on the table.
Johnson & Johnson deals its Cordis stent-making arm to Cardinal Health for $1.94 billion.
Boston Scientific confirms speculation with a $1.65 billion bid for Endo International's urology business, not including its star-crossed American Medical Systems pelvic mesh business.
Nikon, best known for its cameras, moves into medtech with Optos buy
(Reuters) - Nikon, the 98-year-old Japanese company best known for its cameras, has agreed to buy British retinal imaging firm Optos for 259.3 million pounds ($400 million) as it moves into the medical sector.
Nikon has previously said it intended to enter the medical sector to leverage its optical technologies and the Japanese group sees buying Optos as an important step in that long-term growth plan.
Kazuo Ushida, president of Nikon, said the company would expand the medical business further in the future.
Wearables maker Sotera Wireless acquires sensor developer Reflectance Medical Inc.
Wearables maker Sotera Wireless said yesterday that it acquired sensor developer Reflectance Medical Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
Globus Medical agrees to pay nearly $53 million for Branch Medical Group, a key supplier for its spinal implants.
Cyberonics agrees to an all-stock acquisition of Italian medical device maker Sorin that's worth about $1.4 billion.