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Medtronic-Covidien merger could close this month

January 12, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic and Covidien could close their $43 billion mega-merger by the end of the month, according to a regulatory filing.

Medtronic-Covidien merger could close this month

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Medtronic details shareholder votes for Covidien merger

January 9, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic's shareholders overwhelmingly approved its proposed, $43 billion merger with Covidien this week, including a controversial provision to cover a portion of its executives tax bills.

Medtronic details shareholder votes for Covidien merger

Covidien's Stellarex drug-eluting balloon wins CE Mark

January 9, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Covidien's Stellarex drug-eluting balloon, which it's slated to deal to Spectranetics after the closure of its buyout by Medtronic, wins CE Mark approval in the European Union.

Covidien's Stellarex drug-eluting balloon wins CE Mark

European regulators granted market clearance for Covidien's (NYSE:COV) Stellarex drug-eluting balloon for treating peripheral artery disease, the company said today.

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CardioMEMS, Nevro among top 20 VC-backed healthcare exits of 2014

January 7, 2015 by Brian Johnson

Four medtech companies make CB Insights list of the top 20 venture capital-backed healthcare exits of 2014.

CardioMEMS, Nevro among top 20 VC-backed healthcare exits of 2014

At least 4 medtech exits were significant enough to make the cut for the top 20 venture capital-backed healthcare exits of 2014, according to research firm CB Insights.

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Stryker acquires Canada's CHG Hospital Beds | The week in medtech M&A

January 7, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Stryker buys Canadian hospital bed maker CHG; Tornier extends U.S. anti-trust waiting period on merger with Wright Medical; Covidien shareholders approve Medtronic merger; Becton Dickinson, CareFusion settle lawsuits filed over merger; Medtronic shareholders also OK Covidien deal

Stryker buys Canadian hospital bed maker CHG

January 5, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Stryker buys hospital bed maker CHG

Another recall for Covidien's Nellcor ventilator business

January 6, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Covidien's Nellcor ventillators have been burdened with another Class I recall due to a manufacturing mishap.

Another recall for Covidien's Nellcor ventilator business

FLASH: Medtronic shareholders also OK Covidien deal

January 6, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic's shareholders overwhelmingly approve its $43 billion merger with Covidien, setting the stage for the deal to close in a few weeks.

FLASH: Medtronic shareholders also OK Covidien deal