The FDA has ordered Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) and Coloplast — the only remaining companies that sell pelvic mesh in the U.S. — to immediately halt sales and distribution of those products. The two companies have not demonstrated a “reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness for these devices” used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) since the […]
A delegation of Denmark’s medtech and health leaders is traveling to Minnesota’s Medical Alley next week to solidify a partnership with Denmark’s MedTech Bridge. MedTech Bridge is a nonprofit program established to expand the relationship between medical device and digital health companies in Denmark and the United States and to scale commercial-stage Danish medtech businesses in the U.S. […]
Coloplast (CPH:COLO B) said last month it acquired French direct-to-consumer distribution company Lilial for approximately $42.8 million (EU €35.5 million). The France-based distribution company has approximately 80 employees and is expected to report sales of approximately $40 million for its full-year 2017, according to Denmark-based Coloplast. Coloplast said the acquisition is a continuation of its goal to […]
Coloplast (CPH:COLO B) said today it inked a definitive agreement to purchase urological device supplier Comfort Medical for $160 million. Comfort Medical is a direct-to-consumer dealer of durable medical equipment including catheters and ostomy supplies, and Coloplast said the acquisition “is a continuation” of its ambition to bring innovative products and services to the US market. […]
Coloplast (CPH:COLO B) is looking to expand its worker base in Minnesota, according to a new report from the Twin Cities Business Mag. The company, which acquired the urology business mentor Minnesota in 2006, has its North American headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn. with 310 employees in the area. Coloplast is looking to add an additional 3,000 staff […]
(Reuters) — Denmark’s Coloplast (CPH:COLO B) overcame problems in Britain to post what it described as highly satisfactory growth in its largest market, lifting its shares, though it trimmed 2016 sales guidance on sterling weakness ahead of Britain’s referendum on EU membership. The company, which makes ostomy bags, wound dressings and penile implants, said it is […]
Coloplast (CPH:COLO B) and Liberator Medical (NYSE:LBMH) agreed to pay a collective $3.6 million to settle allegations that they ran a kickbacks scheme to fuel sales of the Danish ostomy device maker’s products, federal prosecutors said yesterday. Coloplast agreed to pay $3.16 million and Liberator $500,000 to settle the case, although they admitted no liability in […]
A Pennsylvania state judge ordered the creation of a mass tort this week to collect product liability lawsuits filed over pelvic mesh products against some of the largest names in medical devices.