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Direct Flow Medical raises a $32 million in funding round | Medtech funding for the week of December 1, 2014

December 5, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Direct Flow Medical raises $32m, names 1st CCO; Medtronic prices $17B debt offering for Covidien buy; Conventus Orthopaedics raises $24m for arm fracture implants; Xeltis raises $34m for regenerative heart valve tech

TAVI: Direct Flow Medical raises $32m, names 1st CCO

December 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Appeals court vacates $177m Covidien award in spat with J&J

December 4, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal appeals court vacates the $177 million in damages awarded to Covidien in its long-running patent infringement war with Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon End-Surgery unit over ultrasound shears technology.

Appeals court vacates $177m Covidien win over Ethicon

UPDATED Dec. 4, 2014, with comment from Covidien and Johnson & Johnson.

Speculation mounts about possible Stryker offer for Smith & Nephew | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of December 1, 2014

December 4, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Will Stryker bid on Smith & Nephew this week?; Medtronic expects to free up to $4B after IRS beef is settled; Second Sight CEO Greenberg: Next-gen 'bionic eye' could treat nearly all forms of blindness; HCA hospitals halt use of uterine fibroid surgical tool

Will Stryker bid on Smith & Nephew this week?

November 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

China, South Korea OK Medtronic's $43B Covidien buy

December 4, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Chinese and South Korean regulators approve the planned $43 billion merger between medical device giants Medtronic and Covidien.

China, South Korea OK Medtronic's $43B Covidien buy

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U.S. Federal Trade Commission approves Medtronic, Covidien merger | The week in medtech M&A

December 3, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: FTC gives Medtronic, Covidien merger the green light; EU regulators clear Medtronic's Covidien buy; Medtronic prices $17B debt offering for Covidien buy

FTC gives Medtronic, Covidien merger the green light

November 26, 2014 by Brian Johnson

Medtronic prices $17B debt offering for Covidien buy

December 1, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says it priced $17 billion in a 7-tranche offering of senior notes worth a collective $17 billion, to help fund its $43 billion acquisition of Covidien.

Medtronic prices $17B debt offering for Covidien buy

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EU regulators clear Medtronic's Covidien buy

December 1, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Anti-trust regulators in Europe clear Medtronic's $43 billion acquisition of Covidien.

EU regulators clear Medtronic's Covidien buy