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Medtronic buyout complete, Covidien closes Stellarex deal with Spectranetics

January 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Covidien and Spectranetics close the $30 million deal for the Stellarex drug-eluting balloon, following the close yesterday of Medtronic's $50 billion acquisition of Covidien.

Medtronic buyout complete, Covidien closes Stellarex deal with Spectranetics

UPDATE: Medtronic closes $50B Covidien buyout

January 26, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The largest merger in medtech history closes the same day that the Irish High Court sanctions the $49.9 billion union of Medtronic and Covidien.

UPDATE: Medtronic closes $50B Covidien buyout

Ex-Insulet CFO Roberts lands at Avedro | Personnel Moves

January 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Avedro taps ex-Insulet CFO Brian Roberts to be its new finance chief, replacing Rhonda Bracey, who is relocating to the West Coast.

Ex-Insulet CFO Roberts lands at Avedro | Personnel Moves

Covidien's Q1 earnings top estimates

January 22, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Covidien issues its final quarterly report as a standalone company, saying its fiscal 1st-quarter earnings beat expectations and it prepares for a $43 billion acquisition by Medtronic next week.

Covidien's Q1 earnings top estimates

Matchmaking for medtech: Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together

January 21, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Law firm Greenberg Traurig, MassMEDIC and LB Ventures created Medtech Partnering Day with an eye on putting start-ups and medtech titans together in the same room.

Matchmaking for medtech: Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together

You can't do M&A without a little meet & greet.  

Ishrak: 'With COV We'll do for ORs what we've done for cath labs' | The week in medtech M&A

January 14, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Medtronic CEO: 'Covidien deal will help us do for ORs what we've done for cath labs'; Medtronic details shareholder votes for Covidien merger; CardioMEMS, Nevro among top 20 VC-backed healthcare exits of 2014; Medtronic-Covidien merger could close this month; Covidien's Stellarex drug-eluting balloon wins CE Mark

Medtronic CEO: 'Covidien deal will help us do for ORs what we've done for cath labs'

January 12, 2015 by Brian Johnson

A ventilator Covidien's Nellcor arm attracts another Class I recall | Regulatory news for the week of January 12, 2015

January 13, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Another recall for Covidien's Nellcor ventilator business; MiMedx reveals subpoena, lawsuit against rival, beefs with FDA; Quanta wins CE Mark for portable dialysis device; Cohera Medical wins approvable letter from FDA for TissuGlu surgical sealant; FDA lifts import ban on Hospira infusion pumps

Another recall for Covidien's Nellcor ventilator business

January 6, 2015 by Mark Hollmer