Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) last week released a letter advising hospitals and surgeons that it would be recalling various Legacy Biomet products that underwent cleaning processes that could result in elevated levels of bacterial endotoxin and residual debris. Warsaw, Ind.-based Zimmer Biomet said a supplier who performs final cleaning operations on some of its products received a […]
The FDA has issued a warning letter to Orchid Orthopedic Solutions, a major design and manufacturing outsourcer in the orthopedic medical device space, for alleged violations including unsanitary water used to clean implants. The letter, dated May 13 and released today, says the company’s facility at 23149 Commerce St., Farmington Hills, Mich. failed to adequately […]
Nordic Capital has acquired a majority stake in Orchid Orthopedic Solutions (Holt, Mich.), a major design and manufacturing outsourcer in the orthopedic medical device space. Financial terms of the deal – announced Jan. 21 – were not disclosed. While the Nordic Capital Fund IX is buying a majority stake in Orchid, previous owner Altor Fund III will keep […]
Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper, of Appaloosa Management, bought 7.8 million shares of Boston Scientific stock during the 4th quarter, according to regulatory filings, for a stake with a market value of $41.6 million as of Dec. 31.