Q-Med receives tender offer; Cepheid to acquire Stretton

November 2008
Medical Device Daily;11/4/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 215, p9
This section offers news briefs on mergers and acquisition in the U.S. medical device industry as of November 4, 2008. The board of Q-Med has received a tender offer from Ivytan for the acquisition of all shares in Q-Med for 39 SEK cash per share. A definitive agreement has reached by Cepheid for the purchase of Stretton Scientific.


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