Walden Group Healthcare M&A Blog

  • DePuy Synthes Acquires CrossRoads Extremity Systems

    DePuy Synthes, the orthopedics and neurosurgery division of J&J, has acquired CrossRoads® Extremity Systems from its majority investor, Healthpoint Capital. The deal adds a portfolio of implants and instruments for lower-extremity procedures. In December 2021, DePuy Synthes acquired Israeli-based OrthoSpin, maker of an robotic orthopedic...
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  • Smith & Nephew Acquires Engage Surgical for $135 Million

    Smith & Nephew, a $4.6b UK-based sports medicine, joint repair, surgical access and woundcare technology producer, has acquired, Engage Surgical, a developer of a proprietary cementless partial knee system. The deal distinguishes Smith & Nephew as the only medical device company offering both cemented and cementless partial knee implants...
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  • 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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