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Device and diagnostics companies both suffered declines in fundraising compared with previous quarters. The biggest medtech acquisition was Stryker’s $1.4 billion buyout of MAKO, while in diagnostics BioMeriux’s $450 million purchase of BioFire topped the list.
Medtronic sold its Pioneer Plus diagnostic ultrasound transducer and percutaneous catheter to Volcano for $15 million; boosting its position in generic ophthalmics, Akorn acquired Hi-Tech Pharmacal for $591 million. Biopharma and device financing each decreased in August compared with the previous month, with both segments at six-month lows.
Derived from Strategic Transactions, Elsevier Business Intelligence’s premium source for tracking life sciences deal activity, the Medical Device Deals Update column is a survey of recent medtech M&A, alliance, and financing activity. This month’s column covers deals announced August-September 2013.
Rochester’s main products are silicone male external catheters for male urinary incontinence and silicone intermittent catheters for urinary retention, constituting a global home care urology market worth $930 million.
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