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CareFusion Corp.

Division of Becton Dickinson & Co.
www.carefusion.com

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Device/Diagnostics Quarterly Deal-Making Statistics, Q2 2017

Device and diagnostics fundraising slumped in Q2, but there was a substantial uptick in M&A activity. Device financings totaled just slightly over half of the previous quarter, while acquisitions grew almost six-fold, thanks primarily to Becton Dickinson's $23.5 billion play for CR Bard. Financing in diagnostics slid to $1.03 billion, less than half of Q1, whereas the $1.7 billion in M&As (most of that from PerkinElmer's $1.3 billion buy of EuroImmun) was more than double Q1's aggregate.

Medical Device In Vitro Diagnostics

Earnings Winners & Losers: Medtech 'Pure-Plays' BSX, ISRG, BDX, VAR, RMD

The third of three Winners and Losers features covering the companies that announced sales and earnings results in late July and early August looks at major companies that only market medical devices aside from the orthopedics device makers that were covered in an earlier Winners and Losers feature.

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BD, CR Bard Merger To Create Vascular Access Device Giant

Becton Dickinson has reached a definitive agreement to acquire CR Bard for $24bn. BD says Bard's product portfolio gives it a strong presence in fast-growing clinical areas and more reach outside the US while Bard expects to reach more customers by building on BD's leadership in medication management and infection prevention.

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MTI 100: Medtech Giants Trade Places

The global medtech industry has a new leader, after a bulked-up Medtronic bumped Johnson & Johnson from first place. But astute M&A deals, as well as divestments and impact from poor sales and negative currency effects, have also led to other movements in the medtech rankings, according to Medtech Insight's annual review at the top medical device companies.

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