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Second suitor cedes the field early to Zimmer | The week in medtech M&A

September 17, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Second suitor ceded early to Zimmer in chase for Biomet; Kimberly-Clark readies Halyard Health medical device spinout; Japan probes Biomet-Zimmer merger; Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support; Remote monitoring companies join forces for cardiac patients

Second suitor ceded early to Zimmer in chase for Biomet

September 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Allergan pushes to kick Valeant, Pershing out of special shareholder meeting

September 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Allergan is still looking to prevent Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square from voting their shares in a December 18 shareholder meeting the company was forced to host.

Allergan cedes to shareholder meeting, but still pushes for injunction

GE Healthcare accuses engineer of sending confidential files to company in China | Medtech legal news for the week of September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: GE Healthcare says engineer sent trade secrets to China; Counterclaims stand in whistleblower lawsuit against Boston Scientific; Boston Scientific loses $74M pelvic mesh verdict; DoJ says recorded meeting uncovers kickback scheme at Reliance Medical; Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support

GE Healthcare says engineer sent trade secrets to China

September 9, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

GE Healthcare says engineer sold trade secrets to China

Allergan cuts 129 workers amid hostile takeover battle

September 12, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

California-based Allergan informs state regulators that it plans to permanently lay off 129 employees.

Allergan cuts 129 workers amid hostile takover battle

Embattled aesthetic devices maker Allergan (NYSE:AGN) informed California state authorities that it plans to cut 129 workers over the next few weeks.

Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support

September 9, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Allergan confirmed late last week that it would call the shareholder meeting demanded by unsolicited buyers Valeant Pharmaceuticals and activist investor William Ackman.

Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support

Covidien acquires Sapheon and its VenaSeal device | The week in medtech M&A

September 3, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Covidien acquires Sapheon and its VenaSeal varicose vein treatment; Medtronic to cover $58M tax tab for top execs in Covidien buy; Report: J&J puts Cordis on the block; Another Covidien shareholder sues over Medtronic deal; Allergan accedes to special meeting, asks court to block Valeant's vote

Covidien acquires Sapheon and its VenaSeal varicose vein treatment

August 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtech trends: The most talked about device makers in August 2014

September 3, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

MassDevice.com looks at the internet chatter surrounding the medical device industry with some of most searched-for companies of the last month.

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MassDevice.com looked at some of the most talked-about medical device companies, based on trends in U.S. Google searches for the last 30 days.

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