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EU Pharma Ups Share Buybacks In 2012

Share buybacks are controversial in the biopharma industry, but European pharma companies, facing tough operating environments and pressures on near-term financials, are planning to invest in them in 2012 more than in recent years.

BioPharmaceutical Europe

Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics/Research Deals Statistics Quarterly, Q2 2011

During the second quarter of 2011, 57 medical device companies brought in a total of $1.7 billion in financings. The M&A activity reached $28.8 billion, unusually high due to Johnson & Johnson's $21.7 billion takeover of orthopedic device maker Synthes. VC funding represented $76 million or 43% of the second quarter's in vitro diagnostics/research financing aggregate of $177 million. A hefty $4.1 billion was spent on 11 in vitro diagnostic/research M&A transactions, the largest being Thermo Fisher's $3.5 billion buy of Swedish genetics testing firm Phadia AB.
Medical Device

Deals Shaping the Medical Industry (07/2011)

The dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Elsevier's Strategic Transactions.

Deals Shaping the Medical Industry (11/07)

The dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Windhover's Strategic Transactions database, providing comprehensive transaction coverage from 1991 to the present.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Consumables, Central Supplies
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Dental & Oral Products
  • Gynecological, Urological
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • Scandinavia
          • Sweden
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Sirona Dentsply
  • Senior Management
  • Peter Selley, CEO
  • Contact Info
  • Astra Tech AB
    Phone: (46) 31 776 30 00
    Aminogatan 1
    Molndal, SE-431 21
    Sweden
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