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Stryker and Smith & Nephew are the stars to watch in medtech's 2015 merger dance

Medical devices manufacturers had an extremely active 2014, with a number of mega-mergers in the space. With a record year in the rear view mirror and integration of these deals ongoing-it shows no sign of slowing down. 66 more words

Medical Device

Would You Pay 39% More Than The Asking Price?

Of course you wouldn’t pay 39% more.  But Pfizer recently did.

New York-based Pfizer (PFE) agreed to acquire Hospira (HSP).  Pfizer will pay $90 per share in cash, which represents… 145 more words


J&J Said to Be in Talks on Sale of Cordis, With Cardinal Leading

Johnson & Johnson, the world’s biggest maker of health-care products, is in talks to sell its Cordis unit, with Cardinal Health Inc. the leading suitor, people with knowledge of the matter said. 64 more words

Medical Device

Delaware Legislature Should Act to Curb Appraisal Arbitrage Abuses

A triad of recent decisions out of the Delaware Court of Chancery highlight the urgent need for legislative reform in Delaware to ameliorate the risk that appraisal arbitrage – now a multibillion dollar industry – poses to transactional vitality and shareholder value. 1,779 more words

Securities Regulation

Goodwin Procter discusses Two New York Decisions Rejecting Disclosure-Based Settlements of Merger Lawsuits

Speed Read

In two recent rulings, the New York Supreme Court rejected settlements arising from lawsuits in which plaintiff stockholders challenged the defendant public companies’ merger-related disclosures. 1,421 more words

Corporate Governance

Maze of silence

The air was heavy with his absence, thickened by silence that hung in every corner, like a maze that my mind ran through interminably.