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Mergers and acquisitions

Boston Scientific has completed the acquisition of BTG. BTG develops and commercialises products used in minimally invasive procedures targeting cancer and vascular diseases, as well as specialty pharmaceuticals. Read more

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Cognizant has agreed to acquire Zenith Technologies, a privately-held life sciences manufacturing technology services company headquartered in Cork, Ireland. Read more

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Almost 100 mergers and acquisitions in the healthtech sector were made in the second half of 2018 according to a report from advisor Hampleton Partners. Read more

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What does 2019 have in store for medtech? Dave Gray looks ahead. Read more

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Johnson & Johnson will acquire a manufacturer of 3D printed titanium implants in an effort to enhance its implant portfolio, the company has announced. Read more

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Global manufacturer, Röchling Advent Tool & Mold, has announced it will be acquiring medical technology specialist, Precision Medical Products in a move to expand its medical division. Read more

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North American medical device contract manufacturer, Biomerics, has announced it has acquired medical manufacturer, FutureMatrix Interventional (FMI). Read more

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Scotland-based medical device company, Vascutek, has announced it will merge with its sister company, Bolton Medical, into a single business. Read more

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Supplier of engineering thermoplastics Polyplastics has announced a merger with maker of cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) Topas Advanced Polymers (TAP). Read more

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Innovation in the healthtech sector is being driven by a convergence of digital technologies, societal changes and the entrance of tech giants, according to a new report by mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners. Read more

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Medical device company Medtronic has acquired endoscopic diagnostics company Crospon, the Sunday Times has announced. Read more

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M&A activity in the medtech sector is going strong. Lu Rahman looks at some of the recent deals taking place in the industry. Read more

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Matt Robida, Spectrum Plastics Group, explains how its recent merger highlights the way in which medical consolidation is also hitting the supply chain. Read more

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Lu Rahman looks at some of the stand-out M&A activity to hit the medtech sector in the last year. Read more

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According to Mark Bonifacio, Bonifacio Consulting Services, the rate of medtech M& A activity isn’t likely to slow down this year. Read more

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Deborah Douglas, managing director of Douglas Group, explains how the union of two companies can often can often lead to increased business value. Read more

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UK autoinjector maker Oval Medical has been acquired by US contract manufacturer SMC. Read more

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Research and consulting firm GlobalData has predicted 2017 to be a changeable and productive year for the medical device industry. Read more

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Global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions, Molex, has completed its acquisition of private equity investment firm, Phillips-Medisize Corporation. Read more

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Phillips-Medisize, the outsource design, development and manufacturing group for the medical industry, has entered into a binding agreement to be acquired by Molex, a global manufacturer of interconnect products. Read more

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