Walden Group Healthcare M&A Blog

  • Japan-based Olympus Corporation Acquires Israel-based Medi-Tate

    Adds an in-office treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatment to Olympus’ leading urological devices portfolio.  Medi-Tate's “iTind” has received FDA de Novo authorization and a European CE mark.  Since November 2018, Olympus secured distribution rights to iTind via an initial investment.  The incidence of BPH is one of...
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  • GE Healthcare Buys Molecular Imaging Agent Producer Zionexa

    General Electric (NYSE: GE), through its $18b healthcare business GE Healthcare, has acquired France-based Zionexa, the developer of a positron emission tomography (PET) imaging agent, Cerianna, used as an adjunct to biopsy for the detection of estrogen receptor (ER) positive lesions in recurrent or metastatic breast cancer care.  Cerianna was...
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  • The Walden Group Advises ASICO, LLC in its Sale to Katena Products, Inc.

    The Walden Group is pleased to announce that it represented ASICO, LLC in its sale to Katena Products, Inc. The principals of ASICO engaged Walden, in large part, due to its substantial track record and experience in regard to ophthalmic industry transactions. Walden had represented: Katena in its 2009 sale to Cortec Group and its subsequent...
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  • Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH Buys Maxer Endoscopy 

    Germany-based Erbe Elektromedizin, a producer of electrosurgery, plasmasurgery and cryotherapy generators, has bought Germany-based Maxer Endoscopy, adding a range of endoscopic visualization systems for use in laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, urology, pediatric surgery, arthroscopy, spine endoscopy and ENT surgery.  Maxer's line of endoscopes, light...
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  • SeaSpine Buys 7D Surgical for $110m

    SeaSpine (Nasdaq: SPNE), a $154m developer of orthobiologics and spinal implant solutions is paying $110m to buy Canada-based 7D Surgical, the producer of a machine-vision, image-guided surgery platform with applications in spine and cranial surgeries.  7D’s system reduces radiation exposure by eliminating intra-operative CT (computed...
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