Invo Bioscience (OTCQB:IVOB) announced that it entered into commercialization agreements covering Turkey and Jordan to support the company’s expansion into Eurasia. The commercialization agreements are in place to spread the Lakewood Ranch, Fla.–based company’s InvoCell in vivo fertility system to the Eurasia area. Invo Bioscience said research shows that an estimated 15% to 20% of the […]
INVO Bioscience (OTCQB:IVOB) said last week that it received CE Mark approval for its InvoCell culture and retention device as an alternative to traditional in vitro fertilization treatment. InvoCell won FDA de novo approval in November 2015 and was launched in the U.S. in April 2016. Currently, it is distributed throughout the U.S. under an $8 […]
Nelipak Corp. said last week that Roger Prevot will take over as CEO, following the retirement of current CEO Michael Kelly. Kelly was in charge when private equity giant Kohlberg bought Nelipak for an undisclosed amount July 2. Kelly is retiring after overseeing the deal and positioning the company for the next phase of its […]
INVO Bioscience (OTCQB:IVOB) yesterday registered a common stock offering of more than $13 million, according to a regulatory filing. The Lakewood Ranch, Fla.-based company is putting up nearly 41 million shares of its common stock for close to $13.1 million. There are currently nearly 39 million outstanding shares, according to the filing. They are traded […]
INVO Bioscience today announced that a child had been born to a same-sex couple in which both partners were able to carry the baby in separate phases of the pregnancy. The couple, Bliss and Ashleigh Coulter of Mountain Springs, Texas, welcomed their son, Stetson, in late October. The women and their doctors used INVO Bioscience’s […]
INVO Bioscience said today it launched its InvoCell intravaginal culture infertility treatment system in the U.S., starting in Texas through the Center for Assisted Reproduction. INVOcell is designed for incubating eggs and sperm during fertilization during early embryo development and operates within a woman’s body, unlike in vitro fertilization which takes place in a laboratory, the company […]
INVO Bioscience said yesterday it won FDA de novo approval for its INVOcell intravaginal culture infertility treatment system. The company said it is the 1st intravaginal culture system with marketing clearance in the U.S. INVOcell is designed for incubating eggs and sperm during fertilization during early embryo development and operates within a woman’s body, unlike in […]
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the Aquamantys surgical sealer it acquired when it paid $480 million for Salient Surgical Technologies last year.
Terms for the $6.3 billion leveraged buyout of Kinetic Concepts Inc. (NSYE:KCI) are in flux once again as the debt crisis in Europe roils credit markets.
KCI agreed in July to a $68.50-per-share LBO by Apax Partners and a pair of Canadian pension funds. The London-based PE firm and its partners planned to finance the buyout with about $5 billion in debt, backed by lenders Bank of America Corp., Credit Suisse Group AG and Morgan Stanley.
St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) announced regulatory approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for its Fortify implantable cardioverter defibrillator and Unify cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator, and the company launched the products in the Japanese market.
A ICD is an device that treats abnormally fast heart rhythms, and a CRT-D resynchronizes beating in the heart’s lower chambers, which often beat out of sync in heart failure patients.