EndoStim added another tranche to its $16.5 million equity round, according to a regulatory filing, saying it’s added some $11.2 million to its coffers as it develops a pacemaker-like implant to treat gastro-esophageal reflux disease.
STJ shares closed up 1.5% yesterday at $38.85 each after St. Jude revealed the warning letter, but closed down 1.2% today at $38.39 apiece.
The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based radiosurgery device maker reported losses of $14.9 million, or 21¢ per share, on sales of $101.8 million during the 3 months ended March 31.
Private equity players are in for some stiff competition this year, as large-cap PE shops invade the middle-market space, according to a report from PE stalwart Bain & Co.
The company’s Global PE Report details a huge “exit overhang” – more aptly deemed an “exit hangover” by PE Hub’s Jonathan Marino – as PE-backed companies seek exits.
And the mega-deals of the past 10 years or so are a thing of the past, according the report, as detailed by Marino.
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE:EW) landed CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Intuity valve system.
The Intuity valve, made of bovine pericardial tissue, is a minimally invasive option for patients in need of aortic valve replacement.