Deals roundup: Covidien in bid to acquire Given Imaging for $860M
In a move that's perhaps sending shock waves through the med-tech industry, Covidien (Dublin, Ireland) is saying that it will acquire Given Imaging (Yokneam, Israel) for $30 per share in cash, or a total of $860 million.
Sundays with Peyton now not a pain in the neck
It is fall here in the U.S. and, for many Americans, that time of year brings cooler weather and football. Apologies to our non-U.S. readers, I realize that you have ownership on real football, and our version is secular at best. But, hey, football is ours and we sure do like it.
Device companies to benefit from FTZ: Shanghai free trade zone opens doors to international investment
SHANGHAI A new and experimental free-trade zone in Shanghai could lower costs for multinationals and facilitate imports of medical devices to China.