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The first half of 2019 recorded an increase in healthtech M&A activity, with 100 deals agreed (11% more than in second half of 2018) and around $8.3 billion in disclosed transaction value throughout the period. Read more

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Boston Scientific has completed the acquisition of BTG. BTG develops and commercialises products used in minimally invasive procedures targeting cancer and vascular diseases, as well as specialty pharmaceuticals. Read more

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Dassault Systèmes has reached an agreement to acquire Medidata in a transaction worth $5.8 billion, with the transaction unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. Read more

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Almost 100 mergers and acquisitions in the healthtech sector were made in the second half of 2018 according to a report from advisor Hampleton Partners. Read more

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What does 2019 have in store for medtech? Dave Gray looks ahead. Read more

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Kent-based medtech company ITL Group has been acquired by photonics technology leader, Gooch & Housego (G&H), the company has announced. Read more

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Scotland-based medical device company, Vascutek, has announced it will merge with its sister company, Bolton Medical, into a single business. Read more

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Innovation in the healthtech sector is being driven by a convergence of digital technologies, societal changes and the entrance of tech giants, according to a new report by mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners. Read more

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Medical device company Medtronic has acquired endoscopic diagnostics company Crospon, the Sunday Times has announced. Read more

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Flexicare, a UK headquartered manufacturer of medical devices, has acquired Medisize B.V. from an affiliate of Phillips-Medisize. Read more

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Contract sterilisation organisation, Sterigenics International has acquired Toxikon Europe, the company has announced. Read more

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In this feature from our sister title MPN, editor Lu Rahman looks at some of the stand-out M&A activity to hit the medtech sector in the last year. Read more

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Provider of stock components to the medical device industry, Qosina has announced that it has acquired Alpha Industries, a disposable component manufacturer. Read more

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