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August 2016

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 26-August-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, AUGUST 26, 2016

Tactile Systems prices IPO...Alphatec Holdings announces one-for-twelve reverse stock split...SeaSpine aquires NLT Spine...Amedica, Spinal Elements regulatory updates...Ethicon, Tyber Medical product introductions and updates...Globus wins patent dispute with Flexuspine...CLT enters distribution agreement with Firehouse Medical, Becton Dickinson distribution updates...SI-BONE, ImPACT clinical updates more

Alphatec Holdings Announces One-for-Twelve Reverse Stock Split BY EDITOR, AUGUST 24, 2016

Alphatec Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a global provider of spinal fusion technologies, announced the effectiveness of a one-for-twelve reverse stock split of its common stock. The reverse stock split will take effect at 5:00 pm... more

Tactile Systems Priced IPO BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 22, 2016

Tactile Systems priced its initial public offering (IPO), by offering 4.0 million shares of common stock at a price of $10 a share, raising total proceeds of $40 million. This equates to an enterprise value of approximately $177 million, valuing... more

SeaSpine to Acquire NLT Spine for up to $52.5M BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 22, 2016

SeaSpine Holdings entered into an agreement to acquire NLT Spine Ltd. (NLT), an Israel-based developer of spine surgery instrumentation and implants for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) treatment of degenerative spinal conditions, for up to $52.5 million in aggregate. Under the... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 18-August-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, AUGUST 18, 2016

aap Implantate AG, Amedica Corporation report financial results...Rotation Medical financing...Medtronic completes the $20M second tranche of its equity investment in Mazor Robotics...Zimmer Biomet acquires CD Diagnostics...Centric Medical, Conventus Orthopaedics regulatory updates...OrthoPediatrics, Spinal Simplicity, Vertos Medical product updates...ConforMIS, InVivo Therapeutics clinical results...Titan Spine expands distribution with MBA...RTI CEO to retire more

Medtronic Completes the $20M Second Tranche of its Equity Investment in Mazor Robotics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 17, 2016

Medtronic completed the second tranche of its equity investment in Mazor Robotics, an Israeli surgical robotics company. Pursuant to a previously executed agreement between the parties, Mazor issued new securities representing 3.40% percent of the company's issued and outstanding share... more

Zimmer Biomet to Acquire CD Diagnostics BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 15, 2016

Zimmer Biomet entered into an agreement to acquire CD Diagnostics, a U.S.-based fully-integrated diagnostics company. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. CD Diagnostics develops immunoassays and biomarker testing products that analyze various clinical conditions in a person's... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 11-August-16 BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 11, 2016

ConforMIS, SeaSpine, Vericel report financial results....Medicrea, Rotation Medical funding updates...BONESUPPORT, Centric Medical regulatory updates...Bioventus, Orthopaedic Implant Company, Precision Spine, Spine Wave launch products...Intralink-Spine clinical results...Johnson & Johnson awarded DOD contract...Medicrea appointment more

Zimmer Biomet Prepares Secondary Offering BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 11, 2016

Zimmer Biomet announced the preparation of a secondary offering of 7,440,675 shares of its common stock for a price of $129.75 a share, for a total offering size of $965.4 million. The shareholders selling stakes in Zimmer Biomet include affiliates... more

Confluent Medical Acquires Biomedical Structures and Modified Polymer Components BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 10, 2016

Confluent Medical completed the acquisition of ETE Medical and its operating subsidiaries Biomedical Structures (BMS), a biomedical textile implant company, and Modified Polymer Components (MPC), a precise polymer component company. BMS develops biomedical textiles for device manufacturers in the orthopedic,... more

Musculoskeletal News Roundup 8-August-16 BY BLAKE MOSSY, AUGUST 5, 2016

Anika Therapeutics, CONMED Corporation, DJO Global, Exactech, Integra LifeSciences, K2M Group, Orthofix International, RTI Surgical, Smith & Nephew, Wright Medical, Xtant Medical, Zimmer Biomet report financial results...JRI Orthopaedics completes acquisition of Shefflield Medical Products (SMPL)...NuVasive receives grant from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...Spinal Elements product updates...Corin expands distribution agreement with FX Solutions...Episurf intellectual updates...Hospital for Special Surgery tops list of best orthopedic hospitals more

JRI Orthopaedics Completes Acquisition of Sheffield Medical Products BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 5, 2016

JRI Orthopaedics completed its acquisition of Sheffield Medical Products (SMPL), a developer and supplier of medical disposables, instrumentation, and implants for joint replacement and revision surgery applications. SMPL's product portfolio is comprised of surgical instruments, trauma products and replacement implant... more

Hospital for Special Surgery Tops List of Best Orthopedic Hospitals BY ANDREW VAHRADIAN, AUGUST 3, 2016

U.S. News & World Report released their annual list of the best orthopedic hospitals in the country this week, and New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) topped the list once again in 2016. The only change in the... more

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