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A Picture Of Health: Medical Tech Private Equity

Posted in Healthcare Services Investing

In a recent installment of our monthly Law360 column, this time co-authored with our McGuireWoods colleague Helen Suh, we discussed private equity and venture capital activity in the medical device space. Medical device companies have long attracted the attention of private equity and venture capital investors; however, recent changes in the health care regulatory landscape… Continue Reading

Agencies Have Conflicting Interpretations re Taxable Medical Devices

Posted in Life Sciences Investing

Referencing S. O’Shea, R. Ricchio’s Law360 article “Mixing Agency Rules May Mean More Taxable Medical Devices" , our McGuireWoods colleagues Melissa Gilmore and Mary DeBartolo recently queried which medical devices are taxable and noted conflicting agency interpretations. As our colleagues note, amid conflicting agency regulations, contract manufacturers of device components and finished devices may be subject… Continue Reading

McGuireWoods Announces 3rd Annual Medical Device, DME and Diagnostics Conference

Posted in Life Sciences Investing

Join us on November 2 in Deerfield, Illinois for an interactive conference designed for all stakeholders from medical device, durable medical equipment and diagnostic manufacturers and distributors.  Speakers will be joining us from Baxter, Sg2, Medtronic, Stryker and more.  Topics Covered Will Include: Structuring successful MedTech partnerships Physician payment sunshine laws Underlying changes in healthcare… Continue Reading

MoneyTree Report Consistent with Others Indicating Venture Capitalist Rising Confidence but Caution with Medical Device Industry

Posted in Life Sciences Investing

In our January 4th blog post we discussed the results of two studies indicating venture capitalists were regaining confidence in various industries and are expected to invest more in 2011 but with some hesitation surrounding medical device companies.   Data released on Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) in their quarterly MoneyTree Report… Continue Reading

Are Venture Capitalists Primed for Increased Activity in 2011?

Posted in Healthcare Services Investing, Life Sciences Investing

According to at least two recently published surveys, the answer is yes.   National Venture Capital Association/Dow Jones Venture Source Survey In a recent survey by the National Venture Capital Association and Dow Jones VentureSource, a majority of U.S. venture capitalists stated they are optimistic for 2011 and plan to expand investments generally. The survey involved 330… Continue Reading

Analysts Predict Increased M&A Activity in Medical Device Industry in Q4 2010 and Q1 2011

Posted in Life Sciences Investing

According to an online Reuters analysis published on Friday, increased M&A activity in the medical device industry is expected in the coming months.   In fact, a recent Ernst & Young report reveals that the value of deals in the medical device industry in the first half of 2010 already surpassed the total for all of 2009.  The report notes that 89… Continue Reading