Walden Group Healthcare M&A Blog

  • The Cooper Companies Acquire AEGEA Medical

    CooperSurgical, a subsidiary of $2.4b producer of women’s health devices and contact lenses, CooperCompanies (NYSE: COO) has bought AEGEA Medical, a developer of an office-based Water Vapor Ablation System treating heavy menstrual bleeding.  The system, Mara, takes two-minutes to perform and ablates the lining of the uterus, the source of...
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  • Thermo Fisher Buys Mesa Biotech For $450m

    Thermo Fisher (NYSE: TMO) is acquiring Mesa Biotech, developer of a PCR-based rapid point-of-care (PoC) testing platform for infectious diseases.  Mesa Biotech’s Accula System has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for SARS-CoV-2 in vitro diagnostic testing, providing results within 30 minutes, with greater precision than other rapid...
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  • Steris plc Acquires Cantel Medical for $4.6b

    Steris plc (NYSE: STE), a $3.0b Ireland-based provider of sterile processing services, endoscope repair, cleaning chemistries and assurance products, announced plans to acquire Cantel Medical (NYSE:CMD), a provider of infection prevention products and services focused on endoscopy and dental customers for $4.6b.  Cantel’s largest business, its...
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  • Collagen Matrix Acquires Sunstar’s Degradable Solutions Product Line

    Collagen Matrix, a developer of xenograft-derived tissue and bone repair/regeneration products and portfolio company of private equity firm Linden Capital, announced that it has acquired Sunstar’s Switzerland-based Degradable Solutions Division. The deal adds the GUIDOR® branded line of resorbable synthetic medical implants, which includes...
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  • Philips to Acquire BioTelemetry for $2.8b

    Netherlands-based Philips (NYSE:PHG) announced it is buying BioTelemetry (Nasdaq: BEAT) to extend its hospital-based remote patient monitoring reach to outpatient settings.  BioTelemetry’s offerings include wearable heart monitors (i.e. a mobile cardiac outpatient telemetry patch and extended Holter monitor) that wirelessly detect and transmit...
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