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Abbott Vascular lays off 100 in California

November 13, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott Vascular reportedly lays off 100 workers at a plant in Temecula, Calif.

Abbott Vascular lays off 100 in California

Abbott Vascular (NYSE:ABT) is laying off about 100 workers at a California plant it acquired when it bought a portion of Guidant Corp. in 2006.

Plan for Medtronic-Covidien management structure unveiled | The week in medtech M&A

November 5, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Medtronic unveils post-merger management structure; Abbott buys into electrophysiology with $250m Topera acquisition; Zimmer reveals post-Biomet merger plans; Medtronic, Covidien merger expected to close in 2015; Covidien deals Stellarex balloon to Spectranetics for $30m

Medtronic unveils post-merger management structure

October 30, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Abbott buys into electrophysiology with $250m Topera acquisition

October 29, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott pays $250 million plus milestones for Topera Medical and its cardiac arrhythmia mapping technology and inks a deal to acquire Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics and its ablation catheter.

Abbott buys into electrophysiology with $250m Topera acquisition

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Abbott to go ahead with $5.3B Mylan deal, says 3rd-quarter sales match forecasts

October 22, 2014 by MassDevice

Abbott says it will go ahead with its plan to deal its generic pharmaceuticals line to Mylan for $5.3 billion and reports 3rd-quarter sales in line with expectations.

Abbott to go ahead with $5.3B Mylan deal, says 3rd-quarter sales match forecasts

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FDA reverses stance on reporting requirement | Regulatory news for the week of October 20, 2014

October 21, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: FDA yanks enhancement reporting requirement; FDA approves Medtronic's full-body MRI-safe lead; FDA strikes out again in Prevor drug-or-device case; Abbott inks co-distribution deal with Carl Zeiss Meditec; Boston Scientific wins CE Mark for Accolade MRI-safe pacemakers

FDA yanks enhancement reporting requirement

October 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott inks co-distribution deal with Carl Zeiss Meditec

October 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott says it inked a non-exclusive deal to sell Carl Zeiss Meditec's cataract surgery products alongside its own eye surgery offerings and announces FDA clearance for a pair of laser cataract surgery devices.

Abbott inks co-distribution deal with Carl Zeiss Meditec

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Mazzo suspended at Versant Ventures after insider trading indictment | Personnel Moves

October 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

James Mazzo and Versant Ventures agree to suspend Mazzo after his indictment on insider trading charges stemming from Abbott's $2.8 billion acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics.

Mazzo suspended at Versant Ventures after insider trading indictment | Personnel Moves

Versant Ventures and James Mazzo agreed that Mazzo will "suspend any activities" at the venture capital shop following his indictment last month on insider trading charges.

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