Medical Device Industry News

Boston Scientific ponies up $63m for Xlumena

April 1, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific ponies up nearly $63 million for Xlumena and puts at least another $13 million on the table in potential milestones.

Boston Scientific ponies up $63m for Xlumena

Diabetes: Asante Solutions withdraws IPO

April 1, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Asante Solutions withdraws its plans for the initial public offering it hoped would raise $49 million for its Snap modular insulin pump.

Diabetes: Asante Solutions withdraws IPO

Asante Solutions withdrew its plans for an initial public offering it had hoped would bring in $49 million for its Snap modular insulin pump.

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 by MassDevice

Plus 3

Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.

 

Uroplasty, Vision-Sciences merge as Cogentix

April 1, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Uroplasty and Vision-Sciences close their merger and re-brand as Cogentix Medical.

Uroplasty, Vision-Sciences merge as Cogentix

UPDATE: NuVasive CEO's ouster makes acquisition more likely

April 1, 2015 by Brad Perriello

NuVasive says it ousted 16-year CEO Alex Lukianov over violations of its expense and personnel policies, leading analysts to speculate that an acquisition is now more likely for the spinal implant maker.

NuVasive ousts CEO Lukianov over expense, personnel violations

UPDATED April 1, 2015, with analysts' comments, share performance.

Frosh reps push Boehner on medical device tax repeal

April 1, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A bipartisan group of freshman legislators pushes U.S. House speaker Rep. John Boehner to fast-track a vote on repealing the medical device tax.

Frosh reps push Boehner on medical device tax repeal

A group of 41 freshman legislators from 27 states yesterday urged U.S. House speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) to fast-track a vote on repealing the medical device tax this month.

MDT buys hearing aid maker Sophono | The week in medtech M&A

April 1, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Medtronic buys hearing aid maker Sophono; The year of the medtech mega-merger; European regulators OK $13B Zimmer-Biomet deal; Uroplasty, Vision-Sciences shareholders OK merger; Philips sells stake in lighting biz for $3B

Medtronic buys hearing aid maker Sophono

March 26, 2015 by Brad Perriello