Consolidation is increasingly shaping the medical device industry, but what about players on the other side of the fence? Medtech contract manufacturing partners to OEMs are seeing their own abundance of M&A as larger players look to expand their influence and keep up with increasing demand. Over the past four years, the medical device industry […]
Globus Medical filed for an initial public offering yesterday, saying it’s planning a reverse split of its existing stock just before the IPO launches.
The Audubon, Pa.-based orthopedic device maker, which ran afoul of the FDA last month, said it hopes to trade under the "GMED" ticker on the New York Stock Exchange.
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services affirmed Medtronic’s (NYSE:MDT) long-term debt’s “A+” rating yesterday, after the med-tech titan announced another debt offering.
The rating agency said its view of Medtronic’s senior unsecured notes and its stable rating outlook “reflect the company’s ‘strong’ business risk profile and ‘modest’ financial risk profile.”
The National Venture Capital Assn. is spearheading a drive to get a bill through the U.S. Senate that would make it easier for small companies to raise money by going public.
The "IPO On Ramp" measure would ease the regulatory requirements for IPOs and temporarily reduce the reporting burdens imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.