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Orthopedic and Dental Industry News

May 2016

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 26-May-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, MAY 26, 2016

Titan Spine reports financial results...S14 iMPLANTS launches fundraising campaign...Wright Medical secondary offering...Implanet, Interventional Spine, Ortho Kinematics regulatory updates...Active Implants, Acumed, Centinel Spine, Integra LifeSciences, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, NuVasive, Vertebral Technologies product updates...curasan AG distribution agreement with Silony Medical...Entellus Medical, Wright Medical personnel updates more

Johnson & Johnson Divulges a Few Details of its Developing Robot-assisted Surgical Platform BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 25, 2016

Along with outlining plans to accelerate the annual growth of its medical device business to 4%-6% through 2020, Johnson & Johnson revealed that the company anticipates its robot-assisted surgery business, Verb Surgical, to transition from the concept phase to product... more

Wright Medical Announces Secondary Offering of 6.2M Ordinary Shares BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 25, 2016

Wright Medical announced that TMG Holdings Coöperatief U.A., an affiliate of the private equity firm, Warburg Pincus, plans to sell 6,221,809 of its ordinary shares of the company in a secondary offering. Based on the Wright's last closing share price... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 19-May-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, MAY 19, 2016

Amedica, ConforMIS, DJO Global, LDR, Mazor, SeaSpine, Vericel report financial results...Bone Solutions private placement...Teleflex, Wright Medical financings...aap Implantate completes sale of Biomaterials subsidiary to Keensight Capital...Medtronic to acquire Smith & Nephew's gynecology business...Tecres and Keensight make investment to form Demetra Holding...Zimmer completes acquisition of Cayenne Medical...First Ray, Orthofix, OrthoPediatrics, Xtant product clearances...Anika, Misonix product updates...Johnson & Johnson, Mazor Robotics, Novastep, Rewalk collaborations...Bone Therapeutics, SI-BONE clinical updates...Zephyr Sleep receives awards on published research incorporating HealthpointCapital's MicroDental's obstructive sleep apnea device more

Mazor Enters into Co-development and Equity Purchase Agreements with Medtronic BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 19, 2016

Mazor Robotics entered into two strategic agreements with Medtronic. The first being a co-development and distribution agreement, and the second being an equity investment of up to $52 million, which could see Medtronic own up to a 15% stake in... more

Medtronic to Acquire Smith & Nephew's Gynecology Portfolio for $350M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 19, 2016

Medtronic entered into an agreement to acquire Smith & Nephew's gynecology (GYN) portfolio for approximately $350 million. Under the terms of the transaction, Medtronic acquires Smith & Nephew's TRUCLEAR System, a platform used to remove abnormal uterine tissue like polyps... more

Zephyr Presents Award Winning Research at the 2016 Meetings of the ATS, AADSM an APSS BY EDITOR, MAY 17, 2016

Each June, the AADSM Research Committee recognizes outstanding research in dental sleep medicine. This year, Dr. John Remmers, Zephyr Sleep Technologies’ Chief Medical Officer has been selected as a recipient of the AADSM Clinical Research Award and the AADSM Clinical... more

Wright Medical Raises $395M in Debt Through a Private Placement BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 16, 2016

Wright Medical raised an aggregate of $395 million through a private placement of cash convertible senior notes. The senior unsecured obligations have a semiannual coupon of 2.25% and a maturity date of November 15, 2021. The company expects to use... more

Teleflex Prices $400M Debt Offering BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 16, 2016

Teleflex priced a $400.0 million offering of senior notes in which it plans to utilize to repay/refinance approximately $393 million in outstanding debt under its revolving credit facility (RCF). The senior notes have a coupon of 4.875% and will be... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 11-May-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, MAY 11, 2016

Smith & Nephew, Wright Medical report financial results...DePuy to acquire BioMedical Enterprises...RoundTable Healthcare to acquire Symmetry Surgical...Camber Spine regulatory approval...Greatbatch, Histogenics, Titanium2Bone intellectual property updates...Moximed publishes study results...SafeOp Surgical appointment more

DePuy to Acquire BioMedical Enterprises BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 10, 2016

DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, entered into an agreement to acquire BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME), a developer of orthopedic shape memory implants for small bone fixation procedures. BME was founded in 1991 and is based in San... more

RoundTable Healthcare Partners to Acquire Symmetry Surgical for $129M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 9, 2016

RoundTable Healthcare Partners, a healthcare focused private equity firm, entered into an agreement to acquire Symmetry Surgical for an enterprise value of $129.5 million, valuing the business at 1.5x LTM revenues of $85.0 million, or 15.5x LTM EBITDA of $8.4... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 6-May-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, MAY 6, 2016

Anika Therapeutics, Globus Medical, K2M Group, Life Spine, Orthofix, RTI Surgical, Xtant Medical report financial results...Amedica debt transfer...Kohlberg & Company acquires majority stake in Amendia...Stryker acquires Stanmore Implants Worldwide...First Ray, Intelligent Implant Systems regulatory updates...CoreLink, MEDTECH, SI-BONE, Spineology, Stryker Spine, Wenzel Spine product updates...SpinalCyte receives patent...Bone Therapeutics, Medtronic, Orthocell clinical updates more

Kohlberg & Company Acquires Majority Stake in Amendia BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 3, 2016

Kohlberg & Company, a middle market private equity firm, acquired a majority stake in Amendia, a Georgia-based developer of spinal surgical medical devices. Under the terms of the transaction, Amendia has appointed Chris Fair, as Chief Operating Officer and a... more

Stryker to Acquire Stanmore Implants for $52M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, MAY 1, 2016

Stryker entered into an agreement to acquire Stanmore Implants Worldwide Limited in an all cash transaction for £35.6 million ($51.9 million). Stanmore is an England-based developer of orthopedic implants and solutions for orthopedic adult and juvenile oncology, and complex primary... more

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