Medtronic’s Surgical Strikes

The Irish medical device maker Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced two strategic investments on May 18. The first wasn’t an acquisition, but could be a precursor to one. The company agreed to buy 15  next-generation robotic spinal systems from Israel-based Mazor Robotics Ltd. In addition, Medtronic will purchase newly issued securities representing 4% of Mazor’s outstanding shares […]