Stryker to acquire assets of Small Bone Innovations for up to $375M cash Stryker announced a definitive agreement to acquire assets of Small Bone Innovations in an all cash transaction for up to $375M. The net cost to Stryker after taking into account the present value of the tax benefits as a result of the asset purchase structure will be up to $285M. Upon closing, the transaction is expected to be 2c dilutive to Stryker's FY14 EPS excluding acquisition, integration-related and intangible amortization charges. The transaction is expected to close in Q3.
Leerink medical devices analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call Medical Device Analyst Newitter, along with MEDACorp Specialists Dorance Dillon and Terence Farrell, discuss the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recently proposed "Comprehensive Care For Joint Replacement Payment Model" and how this model might influence ortho pricing and hospital-vendor relationships on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on August 24 at 1 pm.