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June 2016

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 30-June-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, JUNE 30, 2016

Dentsply Sirona to acquire MIS Implants Technologies for $375M...Zimmer Biomet receives U.S. anti-trust clearance for its proposed $1.0B acquisition of LDR Holding...Centric Medical, Cytori Cell therapy regulatory updates...Amendia, Benvenue, SpineCraft product updates...Safe Orthopaedics expands distribution network...Carmell receives patent...BioRestorative clinical update more

Dentsply Sirona to Acquire MIS Implants Technologies BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 29, 2016

Dentsply Sirona entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MIS Implants Technologies Ltd., an Israeli-based dental implant systems manufacturer, for $375 million, or 4.7x LTM revenues of approximately $80 million. MIS, which stands for "Make It Simple", offers a wide... more

Zimmer Biomet Receives U.S. Anti-trust Clearance for its Proposed $1.0B Acquisition of LDR Holding BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 29, 2016

Zimmer Biomet announced the termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in regard to its proposed $1.0 billion acquisition of LDR Holding Corporation. The HSR statutory waiting period gives the Federal Trade Commission... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 23-June-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, JUNE 23, 2016

Mainstay Medical private placement...OrthoPediatrics proposes $75 million IPO...SI-BONE financing...SI-BONE, Spinal Elements, SpineGuard regulatory updates...Centinel Spine, Exactech, Medtronic, PONTiS Orthopaedics, Spineology, Zimmer Biomet product updates...Life Spine, Microbion clinical updates...Aurora Spine, Predictive Technology intellectual property updates...Wright Medical, Xtant Medical personnel updates more

Medtronic Outlines Certain Details of its Strategic Initiatives in Robotics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 21, 2016

Along with entering into a two-stage, multi-faceted, commercial agreement with Mazor Robotics for the co-promotion, co-development of robotic-based spine systems and applications, Medtronic outlined other strategic initiatives within the robotics marketplace, including certain parameters on the launch of its proprietary... more

OrthoPediatrics Proposes $75M IPO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 20, 2016

OrthoPediatrics Corp. filed an S-1 to raise up to $75 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 16-June-16 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 16, 2016

ISTO Technologies divests commercial operations to Thompson Street Capital Partners...Zimmer Biomet completes acquisition of Compression Therapy Concepts...Amedica, KB Medical, SI-BONE, SpineGuard, Tyber Medical regulatory updates...AlloSource, Amendia, Mazor Robotics, SeaSpine, Spineart, Titan Spine product updates...Bone Biologics licensing agreement with UCLA...Biomet legal update...CTL Medical, curasan appointments more

Zimmer Biomet Completes Acquisition of Compression Therapy Concepts BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 14, 2016

Zimmer Biomet completed the acquisition of Compression Therapy Concepts, Inc. (CTC), a New Jersey-based developer of medical devices and accessories for the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). CTC was founded in 1999 and aims to reduce the risk of... more

ISTO Technologies' Commercial Operations to be Acquired by Thompson Street Capital Partners BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 14, 2016

The private equity firm, Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), entered into an agreement to acquire the commercial operations of ISTO Technologies (ISTO), a Missouri-based orthobiologics company that provides solutions for spine and orthopedic indications. Under the agreement, TSCP will acquire... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 9-June-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, JUNE 9, 2016

Medtronic to acquire Responsive Orthopedics, NuVasive to acquire NeuroNetwork for $98M, Zimmer Biomet to acquire LDR Holding for $1.0B...Avitus, ChoiceSpine, MẌ Orthopedics regulatory updates...Zimmer Biomet receives warning letter from FDA...Flower Orthopedics, LDR, Life Spine, Vertera Spine product updates...Xtant Medical enters distribution agreement with Pinnacle Spine Group more

Zimmer Biomet to Acquire LDR Holding for $1.0B BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 7, 2016

Zimmer Biomet entered into an agreement to acquire LDR Holding Corporation in an all-cash transaction for an enterprise value of $1.0 billion, valuing LDR at 6.1x LTM revenues of $167.7 million. Under the terms of the transaction, Zimmer will make... more

NuVasive to Acquire Biotronic NeuroNetwork for $98M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 7, 2016

NuVasive entered into an agreement to acquire Biotronic NeuroNetwork, a Michigan-based provider of intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring services, for $98 million in cash, or 2.0x 2015 revenues of approximately $50 million. Biotronic is a patient-centric healthcare organization that helps surgeons reduce... more

Medtronic to Acquire Responsive Orthopedics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 7, 2016

Medtronic announced the acquisition of Responsive Orthopedics, a developer of low-cost primary joint replacement systems. In order to address the various macroeconomic changes taking place in the U.S. health care system, Responsive Orthopedics has focused on developing a platform of... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 2-June-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, JUNE 3, 2016

Aurora Spine, Medtronic report financial results...CollPlant, MẌ Orthopedics, Spine Wave fundings...Legislation to expedite the transitional coverage and payment of innovative medical device technologies by CMS introduced to the U.S. Senate...Additive Orthopaedics, Anika, Eden Spine, K2M, Tyber Medical regulatory updates...First Ray, Pinnacle Spine, VitraMed product updates...Osseon distribution update more

New Legislation Aimed at Streamlining Novel Medical Device Access to CMS beneficiaries Introduced to the U.S. Senate BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 2, 2016

Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) introduced legislation to expedite the transitional coverage and payment of innovative medical device technologies by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to the U.S. Senate. The new bill, titled “Ensuring Patient Access to Critical... more

PAI Europe to Acquire Atos Medical for $946M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, JUNE 2, 2016

The private equity firm, PAI Europe, has entered into an agreement to acquire Atos Medical, a Swedish-based developer of medical devices for the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) market. It is reported that the deal valued Atos Medical at $946... more

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