Covidien registers for debt sale to cover $2.3 billion ev3 buyout

June 21, 2010 by MassDevice staff

Covidien plc registers for an offering of an undisclosed amount of debt, aimed at raising cash to help pay for its $2.3 billion buyout of ev3 Inc.

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Covidien plc (NYSE:COV) registered for a debt offering with the Securities & Exchange Commission, aiming to drum up some cash to pay for its $2.3 billion acquisition of ev3 Inc (NSDQ:EVVV).

The Mansfield, Mass.-based medical products conglomerate filed shelf registration documents with the SEC indicating its plans to sell an unspecified amount of debt in $1,000 increments.

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