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Asante Solutions sets terms for pending IPO | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of January 26, 2015

January 29, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Asante Solutions sets IPO terms; Stryker CEO Lobo: M&A is our top priority for cash; Abiomed surges on Q3 numbers, FDA nod; Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger

Diabetes: Asante Solutions sets IPO terms

January 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger

January 28, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Credit agencies Standard & Poor's and Moody's lowered their ratings as promised on Medtronic after it took out a massive debt package to finance its $50 billion acquisition of Covidien.

Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger

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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

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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

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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

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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.