Danaher (NYSE:DHR) announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aldevron for approximately $9.6 billion. Fargo, N.D.-based Aldevron, which employs approximately 600 people, manufactures high-quality plasmid DNA, mRNA and proteins to serve biotechnology and pharmaceutical customers across research, clinical and commercial applications. Get the full story at our sister site, Pharmaceutical Processing World.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Avania today said it has acquired medical device clinical research outfit IMARC for an undisclosed amount. Strongsville, Ohio–based IMARC is a full-service clinical research oversight company that offers monitoring, auditing, safety, data management and training. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.
Prescription digital therapeutics pioneer Pear Therapeutics announced today that it will go public by merging with a SPAC called Thimble Point Acquisition Corp. Boston-based Pear Therapeutics’ combination with the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), whose management team is associated with the Pritzker Vlock Family Office, will result in a combined company named Pear Holdings Corp. […]
The medtech industry built off a strong performance two weeks ago with another uptick in the midst of an up-and-down year. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished the week (June 18) at 110.64 points, producing a 0.9% rise from the 109.63-point mark set one week […]
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) today announced that it has completed its $795 million acquisition of diagnostic developer Mobidiag Oy. France-based Mobidiag develops PCR-based tests for acute care conditions, including gastrointestinal and respiratory infections, antimicrobial resistance management and healthcare-associated infections. Its Amplidiag and Novodiag platforms can deliver results in 50 minutes to two hours. Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic announced the […]
Merck (NYSE: MRK) spinoff Organon (NYSE:OGN) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Alydia Health for up to $240 million. Alydia Health develops treatments centered around preventing maternal morbidity and mortality caused by postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) or abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding. The company designed its Jada system to control and treat abnormal postpartum uterine […]
The up-and-down nature of the medtech industry continues to carry through 2021, with a recent dip now followed by a rapid ascent. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished the week (June 11) at 109.63 points, producing a 2.5% rise from the 106.96-point mark set one […]
Colfax Corp.’s DJO this week announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mathys AG Bettlach for an undisclosed amount. Mathys makes and distributes products for artificial joint replacement, synthetic bone graft solutions and sports medicine. The acquisition is expected to strengthen DJO’s patient-focused innovation pipeline and broaden its reconstructive portfolio. Get the full story […]
Medline Industries will stay a privately-held, family-run medtech giant after a majority investment from private equity firms. Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman are making the investment in Medline, which media reports peg at $34 billion. Get the full story on our sister site Medical Design & Outsourcing.
Two weeks ago, medtech was on the rise following a rough stretch, but the past week brought the industry slightly back down to earth. MassDevice‘s MedTech 100 Index — which includes stocks of the world’s largest medical device companies — finished the week (June 4) at 106.96 points, producing a -1.4% dip from the 108.5-point mark […]
Carbon Health announced today that it acquired Steady Health and its platform for using continuous glucose monitoring to personalize diabetes care. San Francisco-based Carbon Health said in a news release that the acquisition accelerates its rollout of a new primary care model designed to integrate its clinic footprint with virtual and hardware-enabled capabilities to create […]