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April 2015

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 30-Apr-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, APRIL 30, 2015

Anika, Exactech, IMPLANTET, In'Tech Medical, Orthofix, Wright Medical report financial results...Regulatory approval for BONESUPPORT, FH Ortho...Product Introduction and updates from CyMedica Orthopedics, Mazor Robotics...NuVasive legal news...Globus appoints CFO more

Leading Western Medical Device Companies Form the First Asian-Pacific Industry Trade Group BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 30, 2015

Leading medical technology companies including Abbott, Baxter, B. Braun, Becton Dickinson, Boston Scientific, Cardinal Health, GE Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Philips, Siemens, Stryker and Zimmer, have formed the first industry trade group focused solely on the Asian-Pacific healthcare market.... more

Dental News Roundup April 2015 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, APRIL 30, 2015

Align, Danaher report financial results...Convergent Dental secured funding...Straumann acquires remaining ownership of Neodent...HHS recommends lower flouride levels...Collaboration between Patterson Companies and Sirona; 3M Unitek and 3Shape more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 23-April-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, APRIL 24, 2015

CONMED, DJO, RTI, Stryker, Vexim report financial results...DJO, Cartivia funding...Invuity IPO...St. Jude Medical to acquire Spinal Modulation...Meditech Spine regulatory update...Medical Device Tax Elimination Act introduced in Congress...Product Introduction from Spinal Simplicity...aap Implantate receives patent...Anika Therapeutics publishes clinical results more

St. Jude Medical Exercises Option to Acquire Spinal Modulation BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 23, 2015

St. Jude Medical entered into an agreement to exercise its option to acquire Spinal Modulation for $175 million up front with additional regulatory- and sales-based milestone payments. Spinal Modulation offers various radiofrequency ablation and spinal cord neurostimulator systems for the... more

Invuity Proposes $69M IPO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 22, 2015

Invuity, Inc. filed an S-1 to raise up to $69 million through an initial public offering (IPO) of common shares. The price range and number of shares to be sold in the offering has not yet been determined. The company... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 17-Apr-15 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 17, 2015

aap Implantate, Johnson & Johnson, Medicrea report financial results...BONESUPPORT, Ortho Kinematics raise capital...Lima Corporate to acquire Zimmer and Biomet reconstruction lines...Zimmer update on Biomet acquisition...Conventus Orthopaedics receives 510(k)...BioPoly announces product milestone...Lima Corporate product launch...Wright settles suit with ConforMIS...Vertos Medical, IlluminOss Medical, Moirai Orthopaedics, RepliCel Life Sciences clinical updates...BONE Therapeutics forms U.S. subsidiary... Johnson & Johnson enters partnership with IBM more

Lima Corporate to Acquire Zimmer and Biomet Reconstruction Lines BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 16, 2015

Lima Corporate entered into an agreement to acquire Zimmer's Unicompartmental High Flex Knee (ZUK) and Biomet's Discovery Elbow systems within the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, as well as Biomet's Vanguard Complete Knee System in Denmark and Sweden. This... more

Straumann Acquires Residual 51% Ownership in Neodent BY MATTHEW JAFFE, APRIL 15, 2015

Straumann entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 51% ownership of Neodent for BRL 680 million ($218.3 million) in cash, which values the total equity of the company at $432 million, or 5.2x Neodent's TTM (trailing twelve month) revenues... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 9-Apr-15 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 9, 2015

Biomet, SpineGuard report financial results...Atlas Spine seeks funding...Elos to acquire Onyx Medical...TeDan Surgical launches ALIF product...Bacterin receives US patent...AAOS presents 2015 Tipton Leadership Award to HealthpointCapital SBA member Andy Weiland...Anika, Mesoblast, Titan Spine trial announcements more

Dental News Roundup - March 2015 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, APRIL 9, 2015

Product introduction from Natural Dental Implants... Align and ClearCorrect legal update... Jospeh Hogan appointed President & CEO of Align Technologies... Straumann appointment more

Align Technology Appoints New CEO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 9, 2015

Align Technology appointed Joseph Hogan as company President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Hogan will replace Thomas Prescott, who announced his retirement the same day. Mr. Hogan most recently served as CEO of ABB Ltd.,... more

HealthpointCapital SBA Member, Dr. Andy Weiland, Receives AAOS' 2015 Tipton Leadership Award BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 6, 2015

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) presented its 2015 William W. Tipton, Jr., MD, Leadership Award, AAOS' highest leadership honor, to HealthpointCapital Scientific Board of Advisors (SBA) member, Dr. Andrew "Andy" Weiland. The Tipton Leadership Award recognizes academy members... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 02-Apr-15 BY MATTHEW JAFFE, APRIL 2, 2015

aap Implantate, Orthofix report financial results... European Commission clears Zimmer/Biomet merger... Product updates from BioMedical Enterprises, Safe Orthopaedics, Zimmer... Benvenue group purchasing agreement... Appointments at Benvenue, NuVasive more

NuVasive Appoints Greg Lucier as Chairman & Interim CEO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, APRIL 2, 2015

NuVasive announced the appointment of Greg Lucier as the company's Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lucier's appointment follows Alex Lukianov's resignation as CEO and board member. Mr. Lukianov's resignation was the result of an independent... more

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