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Whatman PLC

Division of General Electric Co.
www.whatman.com

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Medical Device and In Vitro Diagnostics Deal Statistics Quarterly, Q1 2008

The first quarter of 2008 saw a dearth in financings for both the medical device and in vitro diagnostics segments. In the former, volume fell short of the billion dollar mark while the latter failed to reach the success the previous quarter had witnessed, despite completing an equal number of transactions. M&A in medical devices didn't look any more promising, bringing in $1.6 billion, a huge slide from the impressive $10 billion total of 2007's fourth quarter. However, there was one bright spot: acquisitions within in vitro diagnostics/research reagents substantially increased to $3.1 billion from the $370 million spent in the previous three months, led by Inverness Medical Innovations' $1.1 billion takeover of Matria Healthcare Inc. Also noteworthy: oncology diagnostics alliances grew slowly and steadily thanks to increasing attention from larger companies.
BioPharmaceutical Medical Device

Deals Update

A roundup of recent medtech strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions and financings.
Medical Device

Deals Shaping the Medical Industry (03/08)

The dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Windhover's Strategic Transactions database, providing comprehensive transaction coverage from 1991 to the present.

Deals Shaping the Medical Industry (02/08)

The dealmaking column is a survey of recent transactions, including strategic alliances, mergers & acquisitions, and financings, in the life sciences industries. Deals are listed by the following industry sectors: in vitro diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and research/analytical instrumentation and reagents. All transactions are excerpted from Windhover's Strategic Transactions database, providing comprehensive transaction coverage from 1991 to the present.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
  • Medical Devices
  • Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies
    • PCR & Amplification Tools
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • UK
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • General Electric Co.
  • Senior Management
  • Kieran Murphy, CEO
    Martin Tricarico, VP, Strategic Dev.
    Phil Greenhalgh, Dir., Fin.
  • Contact Info
  • Whatman PLC
    Phone: (44) 1622 676670
    James Whatman Way
    Springfield Mil
    Maidstone, ME14 2LE
    UK
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