Medtronic wins conditional EU approval for $43 billion Covidien buy

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic (MDT.N) gained European Union regulatory approval on Friday for its $43 billion takeover of Covidien Plc (COV.N) after agreeing to sell its Irish rival's drug-coated balloon catheter business.

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Becton Dickinson to buy CareFusion for $12 billion in cash, stock

Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX.N) has agreed to buy CareFusion Corp (CFN.N), a maker of infusion pumps and other medical devices, for $12.2 billion in cash and stock, marking the latest multibillion-dollar healthcare sector deal.

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Integra picks up DuraSeal product line from Ireland's Covidien

New Jersey, US-based medical device company Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp completed the acquisition of dural repair product lines from Dublin, Ireland-based manufacturer Covidien for an undisclosed sum, to add to its neurosurgery product portfolio.

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News of Covidien acquisition boosts Given Imaging

Shares of Israel-based Given Imaging got a boost after news broke that Dublin, Ireland-based Covidien would be buying the firm's outstanding shares at a premium.

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