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September 24, 2008

Getinge Resumes Cardiovascular Shopping Spree With Datascope Purchase

Full article reprinted from "The Gray Sheet" - September 22, 2008

Find out how Getinge is continuing to solidify its position in the cardiovascular device market with its $865 million acquisition of intra-aortic balloon pump maker Datascope, announced Sept. 16.

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Getinge AB Buys Datascope For $841mm In Cash

Deal summary from Strategic Transactions - September 2008

Getinge AB has acquired fellow cardiovascular device company Datascope for $53 per share (a 5% premium), for a total of $841mm in cash.

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September 18, 2008

Weekly Device Deals: Zimmer Buys Abbott Spine For $360mm Cash

Deal summary reprinted from Strategic Transactions - September 2008

Find out how Zimmer Holdings is paying $360mm in cash to acquire Abbott Spine. Plus see the other device deals this week...

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September 11, 2008

Deal of the Week: ConvaTec Acquires Unomedical

Transaction summary reprinted from Strategic Transactions - September 2008

Just months after it was bought by investment groups Nordic Capital and Avista Capital, ConvaTec (wound and ostomy care products; formerly a division of Bristol-Myers Squibb) has acquired single-use medical device company Unomedical, a Copenhagen-based firm also owned by Nordic Capital.

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August 21, 2008

At-A-Glance: Device Deals, Alliances, Financing and Acquisitions - July/August 2008

Medical Devices Today has provided a roundup of the most recent device and diagnostics deals, mergers and alliances from July and August from Windhover Information and FDC Reports’ Strategic Transactions - The Device Deal Database. Our proprietary database is designed for medical technology professionals and investors that need to stay current on the latest industry alliances, financing, mergers & acquisitions and other strategic partnerships.

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August 06, 2008

Piramal to Distribute BioElectronics's ActiPatch in India

Deal of the Week reprinted from Strategic Transactions - July 2008

BioElectronics licensed Piramal Healthcare (formerly Nicholas Piramal) rights to distribute its ActiPatch in India.

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July 29, 2008

GE Healthcare Buys Vital Signs For $990mm

This Week's Device Deals At-A-Glance repinted from Strategic Transactions - July 2008

GE Healthcare has agreed to buy Vital Signs (anesthesia, respiratory, sleep therapy, and emergency medicine single-patient use products) for $990mm or $74.50 in cash (a 27% premium) for each VS common share. Check out this week's other top deals.

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July 24, 2008

Gentag and MacroArray Develop Prostate Cancer Diagnostic

Deal of the Week reprinted from Strategic Transactions - June 2008

Gentag (wireless sensors for diagnostics) and MacroArray Technologies (biomarker discovery platform) will work together to develop a wireless immunoassay for prostate cancer.

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July 15, 2008

Deal Update: Avista, Nordic Buy BMS's Wound Care Unit ConvaTec For $4.1bn

Deal Update reprinted from Strategic Transactions - June 2008

Deal Update: Nordic and Avista announced that after the closing of the ConveTec acquisition, they will combine ConvaTec with Danish single-use device company Unomedical, which is owned by Nordic. The newly created company will retain the ConvaTec name and is expected to generate a strong presence in the specialty hospital devices market. Find out more about this deal.

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July 10, 2008

At-A-Glance: Device Deals, Alliances, Financing and Acquisitions - May/June 2008

Medical Devices Today has provided a roundup of the most recent device and diagnostics deals, mergers and alliances from May and June from Windhover Information and FDC Reports’ Strategic Transactions - The Device Deal Database. Our proprietary database is designed for medical technology professionals and investors that need to stay current on the latest industry alliances, financing, mergers & acquisitions and other strategic partnerships.

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