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Statistical review compiled from our Strategic Transactions database including financings by type (IPO, private placement etc.); financings by sector (surgical equipment, implantable devices, etc.); alliances by therapeutic category (cardiovascular, orthopedic, etc.); alliances by industry segment (biomaterials, monitoring equipment, etc. ); for three separate industries: medical devices, in vitro diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals/biotechnology.
Summarizing the month in European dealmaking.
After a meteoric rise through the late 1980s and early 1990s, PSS began to stumble badly, beginning with a difficult IPO in 1994 and culminating in a terminated acquisition offer in 2000. Having seen even its last hope--a face-saving merger--evaporate, PSS' senior managers had no choice but to try to turn the company around on their own. That's what they've done for the past eighteen months, with a strategy focusing on better financial controls, on the one hand, and a rededication to customer service, on the other.
- Medical Devices
- Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies