Tufts Health and Harvard Pilgrim Plan to Merge

The Boston area has seen a lot of hospital merger and acquisition activity in recent years, some of it successful, some not. Now two not-for-profit health plans are merging, chasing the same goal of scaling up and reducing costs through streamlining administrative processes. Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, both based in the […]

 

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Robotics Firm Acquired by Siemens Healthineers

After a nearly two-year hiatus, the diagnostic and therapeutic imaging giant Siemens Healthineers AG (XETRA: SHL.DE) has agreed to purchase Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (NYSE: CVRS) for $1.1 billion, at a price of $4.28 per share. Corindus is a global leader in robotic-assisted vascular interventions. Its CorPath platform is the first FDA-cleared medical device to bring robotic precision to percutaneous coronary […]

 

CROs and CDMOs are Still Selling Fast

This past week Permira, a global investment firm based in the United Kingdom, spent $2.4 billion for Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM). Cambrex is a premier contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) in the small molecule space and provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. The $2.4 billion purchase price includes the company’s […]

 

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending August 9, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

 

Cantel Medical Strikes Another Dental Deal

Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMD) acquired another medical device company last week, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC. The target company has a long history as a dental instrument manufacturer, providing instrument reprocessing workflow systems that have served the dental industry for over 111 years. Cantel agreed to pay $725 million upfront, $60 million of which will be paid in Cantel stock […]

Health Care M&A Deals, Week Ending August 2, 2019

The Health Care M&A Weekly chart is a selection of transactions announced during the prior week(s). The deals presented here are from our Deal Search Online database, which is updated every business day. Visit www.dealsearchonline.com to see how Deal Search Online can help you stay up-to-date on the healthcare market overall, or in a particular sector of interest to […]

After a Two-Year Buying Spree, Bain Sells Majority Stake in Waystar

Almost two years ago, in September 2017, Bain Capital Private Equity acquired cloud-based revenue cycle management (RCM) company ZirMed for a reported $750 million and merged it with its own revenue cycle management company, Navicure. The combination formed Waystar, which integrated ZirMed’s business and clinical performance management solutions with Navicure’s own cloud-based RCM platform that focused on medical […]