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Physio Control Sold to Bain Capital – Medtronic Announces

Physio Control President Brian Webster, who will become CEO under Bain's ownership, said the sale means Physio "will be definitely adding staff in the short term" in a few areas like finance that were previously handled by Medtronic. The company has 650 workers in Redmond and 400 more worldwide, plus nearly 200 contract employees. In [...]

November 17th, 2011|News|

Atrium Medical has signed definitive agreement to be acquired by MAQUET Cardiovascular

"The acquisition of Atrium is an excellent strategic fit with our long-term business goals as Atrium's robust product line complements MAQUET Cardiovascular's existing therapy options and provides additional solutions for the customers that we serve," said Christian Keller, president and chief executive officer of MAQUET Cardiovascular.  "Like MAQUET, innovation is at the core of Atrium's business [...]

October 4th, 2011|News|

Cardiac Dimensions wins CE mark approval for its Carillon Mitral Contour System

Cardiac Dimensions has received the CE mark approval for its Carillon Mitral Contour System to treat heart failure patients suffering from functional mitral regurgitation (FMR). The Mitral Contour System combines a proprietary, implantable device with a percutaneous catheter delivery system.  The implantable device consists of a proximal anchor and a distal anchor connected by a [...]

September 30th, 2011|News|