Jerzy Malek, the founder of salmon processor Morpol, picked up a 12.9% stake in Alesund, Norway-based biomarine firm Hofseth Biocare in a private placement valued at NOK45 million.
California, US-based nursing rehabilitation services provider The Ensign Group Inc purchased the hospice, home health, and agency of Life's Doors in Boise, Idaho for an undisclosed sum.
Samridhi Fund invested INR18 crore in Bhubaneswar-based diabetes care provider Kanungo Institute of Diabetes Specialties (KIDS) to help the latter expand its services in rural India.
Giraffe Friend, a wearable device that reminds the user to correct bad posture to prevent backaches, launched a crowdfunding campaign on DemoHour and has already raised $14,000 (CNY87,527).
London, UK-based healthcare appointment platform Zesty bagged an additional $2 million in its seed funding round from TA Ventures and ABRT Fund to expand its services beyond London.
Bremerhaven, Germany-based food innovation firm Biozoon is devising a kind of 3D-printed food to help make sure that elderly patients who are unable to swallow will not choke during meals.
San Francisco, US-based health-tech startup Omada Health pocketed $23 million in a Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz to fuel its digital weight loss program for diabetic people.
Boston, Massachusetts-based mobile healthcare management platform Wellframe nabbed $1.5 million in a seed funding round from several high net worth individuals to provide patients with an app that will serve as their personal digital nurse.
Oklahoma, US-based anti-abortion craft store chain Hobby Lobby stirred controversy by investing $73 million in Pfizer, Bayer, and other companies that make abortive drugs and contraception.
Columbus, US-based software firm Bjond raised $3.25 million in its Series A funding round led by Draper Triangle Ventures to accelerate its workflow automation software BjondHealth.
IMS Health Holdings has set its price for the company's initial public offer to start trading on Friday on the NYSE, reported Reuters.
Sanofi is looking to grasp a good hold in Africa through acquisition of business units, according to the firm's CEO Chris Viehbacher who told Reuters.
Lexington, US-based healthcare IT service provider Imprivata filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise $115 million on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
New York, US-based fitness startup Classtivity rebranded as ClassPass as it closed $2 million in a seed funding round from several angel investors to help customers stick more to its workout program.
Smart Ventures already tapped a veteran fund manager to work on the $100 million initial private placement fundraising for Cannabis Funding Group, the statement said.