Walden Group Healthcare M&A Blog

  • Exact Sciences Buys PreventionGenetics For $190m

    Exact Sciences, a $876m developer of cancer screening and diagnostic test products to detect colorectal, prostate and other cancers, has acquired PreventionGenetics, a genetic testing laboratory. The deal complements Exact Sciences' advanced cancer diagnostics portfolio and support its entrance into hereditary cancer testing. PreventionGenetics...
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  • Quidel Corporation to Acquire Ortho Clinical Diagnostics

    Quidel Corporation, a $1.87b maker of point-of-care diagnostics for infectious diseases, women's health, and gastrointestinal diseases, is acquiring Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, a $2b in vitro diagnostics company focused on equipment for blood testing. The deal complements Quidel's existing product offerings and expands its global presence. Ortho...
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  • Philips to Acquire Vesper Medical

    Koninklijke Philips N.V, a $22b Netherlands-based producer of medical imaging and diagnostic solutions acquired Vesper Medical Inc., a developer of minimally-invasive peripheral vascular devices. Vesper’s modular Duo system involves a self-expanding stent that addresses a broader range of vein shapes and sizes than alternative products....
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  • GTCR-Backed Corza Medical Purchases Ophthalmic Instrument maker Katena Products Inc. from Audax Management

    Katena adds ophthalmic products used across cataract, glaucoma and corneal surgeries, including surgical instruments, single-use devices and specialty biologics that have been sold in more than 110 countries to more than 5,000 customers, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and distributors. Katena has more than 200 employees across...
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  • Resonetics to Acquire Hudson Medical Innovations

    Device contract micro manufacturer Resonetics, LLC focused on product development, including laser processing, tubing, metal fabrication and other manufacturing services and subsidiary of GTCR-backed Regatta Medical has purchased Hudson Medical Innovations, a producer of microfluidics, point-of-care diagnostics reagents, biosensors, and advanced...
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