Health Care Deal News- October 8, 2012

 

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October 8, 2012 Issue:

 

  1. Recent Health Care M&A Deals 
  2. Spotlight on: Medical Devices
  3. Spotlight on: Long-Term Care
  4. Webcast Calendar

Recent Health Care M&A Deals

LABORATORIES, MRI, AND DIALYSIS

Acquirer

Target

Price

 ERBA Diagnostics Inc.

 Clinical Diagnostics Business

 $6.5 million

MEDICAL DEVICES

Acquirer

Target

Price

LeMaitre Inc.

Rights to Xenosure

$4.6 million

Alphatec Holdings

Phygen LLC

$15.2 million

 Medtronic

 China Kanghui Holdings

 $755 million

PHARMACEUTICALS

Acquirer

Target

Price

ProStrakan Group plc

Rights to Fareston

$21.7 million

 

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Spotlight on: Medical Devices
Although not the largest medical device transaction of the month, it is something many of us can relate to.  Tornier, Inc. has purchased OrthoHelix Surgical Designs for $135 million or 4.66x projected 2012 revenues. OrthoHelix makes implantable screw and plate systems for the repair of small bone fractures and deformities, predominantly in the foot and ankle............Read more

 

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Spotlight on: Long-Term Care
It was a record month in the seniors housing and care market, with about two dozen acquisitions disclosed, split fairly evenly between the skilled nursing side of the business and the private pay seniors housing side.  Based on conversations with several intermediaries in this business, we know that the fourth quarter is expected to be very active, especially as sellers try to get their deals done while the capital gains tax is in their favor.......Read more

 
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