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Division of Abbott Laboratories Inc.

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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal Statistics, Q1 2012

Medical device companies raised $1.1 billion, a 40% increase over Q4 2011’s $800 million. Two billion-dollar deals in the resuscitation market boosted device acquisition activity to $4.2 billion. Twenty diagnostics financings brought in a collective $302 million, soaring above the previous quarter’s $269 million. There were seven diagnostics M&A deals completed, totaling $589 million – down yet again.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • In Vitro Diagnostics
    • Chemistry, Immunoassay
  • Laboratory Testing Services
  • Medical Devices
    • Diagnostic Equipment & Supplies
  • Research, Analytical Equipment & Supplies
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • Europe
      • Western Europe
        • UK
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Abbott Laboratories Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • Ian Gilham, PhD, CEO
    Erling Sundrehagen, MD, PhD, CSO
    George Zajicek , Bus. Dev. Dir.
    Ronny Hermansen, Group Fin. Dir.
  • Contact Info
  • Axis-Shield PLC
    Phone: (44) 1382 422000
    The Technology Park
    Luna Place
    Dundee, DD2 1XA