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Peripherals transition team named in Medtronic, Covidien merger | The week in medtech M&A

October 8, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Medtronic, Covidien name peripherals biz transition team; Medtronic is still in on Covidien buyout; The Street cheers changes to the Medtronic, Covidien deal; Zimmer adds Harvard spinout Etex Corp.; EU to extend Zimmer, Biomet probe

Medtronic, Covidien name peripherals biz transition team

October 1, 2014 by Alex Soule

Medical device tax 'exactly as we have feared,' AdvaMed CEO Ubl says

October 8, 2014 by Brian Johnson

The medical device industry's fears about the medical device tax have borne out, making its repeal a top agenda item for AdvaMed CEO Stephen Ubl.

Medical device tax 'exactly as we have feared,' AdvaMed's Ubl says

Time has not healed all wounds when it comes to the medical device tax. Nearly 2 years after implementation, the levy has played out according to script, AdvaMed president & CEO Stephen Ubl said this week.

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Shareholder sues Medtronic over plan to cover execs' $58m tax tab

October 7, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic reveals that the tax tab for its top executives from its Covidien buyout will near $58 million, apart from the capital gains taxes all shareholders will pay on the $43 billion deal.

Shareholder sues Medtronic over plan to cover execs' $58m tax tab

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AdvaMed in the age of consolidation

October 6, 2014 by Brian Johnson

What does news of yet another mega-merger mean for medtech's industry council?

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The winds of change in medtech are blowing in the Windy City.

As medtech's best & brightest descended on Chicago for another annual confab at AdvaMed 2014, it was impossible to ignore that the industry has now entered the great age of consolidation with yet another multibillion-dollar healthcare deal.

The Street cheers changes to the Medtronic, Covidien deal

October 3, 2014 by Brian Johnson

Traders on Wall Street rewarded the medtech giants after Medtronic announced it was planning to use "external financing" to pay for the Covidien deal.

Medtronic is still in on Covidien buyout

Medtronic is still in on Covidien buyout

October 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says it will still pursue the acquisition of Covidien, using $16 billion in "external financing" to back the deal instead of the foreign cash it planned to use.

Medtronic is still in on Covidien buyout

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Medtronic, Covidien name peripherals biz transition team

October 1, 2014 by Alex Soule

Medtronic and Covidien appoint representatives to the integration team charged with combining their peripheral vascular businesses as part of their $43 billion merger.

Covidien, Medtronic name peripherals biz transition team

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