Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Medtronic Acquires Jolife

Physio-Control, a subsidiary of Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) has acquired Jolife AB, Sweden, which developed and and manufactures the LUCAS Chest Compression System, a medical device for heart-lung-resuscitation. The companies already had an existing partnership since 2004. Investors in Jolife included InnovationsKapital and Swedestart Life Science (CapMan).

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

MCC Acquires Carrier Corp. Bus Air Conditioning Business

Mobile Climate Control (MCC), a subsidiary of Ratos AB, Sweden, has agreed to acquire the US and Canadian bus air conditioning business of Carrier Corporation, a unit of United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) for USD 32.1 million. The business had sales of USD 63.5 million in 2010 and is headquartered in York, PA.

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Thursday, March 03, 2011

Pfizer to Acquire Ferrosan Consumer Healthcare

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) has agreed to acquire the consumer healthcare business of Ferrosan, Denmark, with its portfolio of dietary supplements, probiotics and skincare products. Ferrosan, which is owned by private equity group Altor Equity Partners, will retain its medical device division focused on haemostatic products.

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