Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.
5 of the Best Performing Medtech Firms of 2014
During the first half of 2014, several of the medical device companies with the greatest stock price gains were M&A targets.
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GE Healthcare shuffles Milwaukee-area execs after Medtronic hirings
Steve Gray led the GE Healthcare CT business as it spent hundreds of millions of dollars developing a next-generation computed tomography unit that the company calls "Revolution."
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Medtronic discloses Minnesota job cuts
The eliminated positions are in Fridley, the headquarters for its corporate functions and neuromodulation business, and in Mounds View, where its cardiac rhythm disease management and structural heart divisions are based.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Medtronic deal could sting for long-time shareholders
Bloomington retiree Jim Furber considers Medtronic Inc. a great asset to the state and says he's thankful for the company's growth and stock appreciation over the years.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic,...
Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
People With Type 2 Diabetes Achieve Superior Outcomes With Insulin...
As an example of its commitment to improving clinical outcomes for all people with diabetes, Medtronic, Inc. today announced the results of the global OpT2mise trial, which included eight participating centres in Canada.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Wright Medical Technology Files for Inter Partes Review of Orthophoenix Patents
According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office assignment database , the '672 Patents were previously assigned to Kyphon Inc., which was acquired by Medtronic in 2007 for $3.9 billion.
Ex-Dividend Reminder: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Medtronic and Mack Cali Realty
Bristol-Myers Squibb will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.36 on 8/1/14, Medtronic, will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.305 on 7/25/14, and Mack Cali Realty will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.15 on 7/11/14.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Supreme Court won't block Medtronic liability case
Medtronic wanted the case thrown out based on a legal concept that severely limits the ability to sue for injuries caused by devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medtronic Covets Covidien, But It Could Do So Much Better
At Covidien's current EBITDA and growth rate, this $43-billion investment will take ~6-7 years to recuperate for Medtronic.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
New report calls Twin Cities tax climate 'competitive'
The announcement earlier this month by Cardiovascular Systems Inc. of a new $30 million headquarters and research facilities in New Brighton didn't get much attention, amid a lot of expansion in a booming Minnesota economy.
Medtronic Announces Crystal Af Trial Showed Insertable Cardiac...
Medtronic, Inc. , today announced results from the CRYSTAL AF Clinical Trial have been published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Medtronic could save $4 billion in taxes with Covidien acquisition
The Medtronic Inc. headquarters building stands in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., on Monday, June 16, 2014.
Merger Could Save Medtronic $4.2B In U.S. Taxes
Medtronic stands to save three and a half to four-billion dollars it otherwise would send to Uncle Sam in taxes if the merger with Covidien is approved.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Financial News & Daily Record
Medtronic's $43B deal brings more than tax savings
The headlines last week surrounding Medtronic Inc.'s $42.9 billion merger agreement with Covidien plc were mostly about Medtronic's 'tax inversion' strategy.
hackers breach medtronics
The largest stand-alone medical device manufacturer in the world has revealed that hackers had successfully infiltrated its computers, and that it had lost some patient records in separate incidents last year.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Minnesota: Jobs, jobs, jobs vs. taxes, taxes, taxes: Pioneer Press editorial
It now employs 48,000 people, 8,000 of them in Minnesota, which will remain the company's "operational" headquarters.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
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U.S.-Foreign Mergers Raise Calls For Tax Reforms
This week the big medical device company Medtronic said it was moving its legal headquarters from Minneapolis to Ireland.
Medtronic says discovered 'unauthorized intrusion' to systems in 2013
Options expected to be active Options expected to be active: WFT MDT COV BHP CCL EOG WMB IGT AMT TGT FIO NOK BLUE Covidien, Medtronic deal should close by year-end, says Brean Capital Brean Capital said Covidien's deal with Medtronic should close by year end and they do not see another suitor stepping in with a better proposal.
UPDATE 2-Medtronic says was victim of cyber attack, lost patient records
Medtronic Inc, the world's largest stand-alone medical device maker, was the victim of a cyber attack and lost some patient records in separate incidents last year, it said in a regulatory filing on Friday.