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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q4 2012

A look at financing, M&A, and alliance activity, October – December 2012

Executive Summary

Device firms closed the final quarter of 2012 with $1.1 billion in financing, led by Volcano’s debt offering. Takeovers of Gambro and PSS Medical topped the device M&A list. At $196 million, Q4 diagnostic financing was the lowest quarter of the year, but IPOs returned with three public debuts. Amgen’s $415 million acquisition of deCODE was the largest diagnostic M&A.

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