Latest News - Acquisitions and Mergers

Friday, April 28, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

Cool Business News: Allergan Acquires Zeltiq

It’s a done deal. Allergan now owns ZELTIQ® Aesthetics. Allergan acquired ZELTIQ® Aesthetics for approximately $2.4 billion in cash. ZELTIQ® stockholders approved the t…

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Thursday, April 06, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan , Zeltiq

Allergan and ZELTIQ Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Pending Transaction

Allergan is now one step closer to officially acquiring Zeltiq. The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the "HSR Act") has expired with respect …

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Monday, April 03, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Syneron

Breaking Business News: Apax Partners to Acquire Syneron

An affiliate of funds advised by Apax Partners will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Syneron Candela for $11.00 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $397 m…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Business of Medicine, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, CareCredit

CareCredit to Acquire CitiHealth Card Portfolio

   CareCredit has signed an agreement with Citibank, N.A. to acquire the Citi Health Card portfolio, further expanding its healthcare acceptance network in the United States.  …

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Cynosure, Profound, Syneron, Tattoo

In a Week of Surprising Acquisitions, Will Syneron Be Next?

Hot off the heels of Allergan’s acquisition of Zeltiq and Hologic Inc,’s surprising purchase of Cynosure Inc., media reports are now swirling that British private equity fund Apax Partners…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Cynosure

Cynosure to Be Acquired by Hologic

Hologic, Inc. and Cynosure, Inc. have signed a definitive agreement for Hologic to acquire all outstanding Cynosure shares for $66.00 per share in cash, which corresponds to an equity v…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Allergan , Cool Sculpting, Zeltiq

Allergan Agrees to Acquire ZELTIQ for $2.47 Billion

Allergan plc  and ZELTIQ® Aesthetics, Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which Allergan has agreed to acquire ZELTIQ for $56.50 per share, or $2.475 …

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan

Allergan Completes LifeCell Aquisition

Allergan’s acquisition of LifeCell Corporation is in the books. The Botox maker completed the acquisition of LifeCell for approximately $2.9 billion in cash. The acquisition marks Allerg…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Allergan

Business News: Allergan Acquires Lifecell

Allergan plc has acquired the regenerative medicine company LifeCell for $2.9 billion in cash, subject to customary adjustments, Allergan reports. This acquisition combines LifeCell's prod…

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Monday, November 21, 2016 | Acquisitions and Mergers, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Merz, Ulthera

Merz On The Move: Reflections On Fiscal Year 2015/16

Merz Pharma’s core business has grown by 8.9 percent from EUR 809.8 million to EUR 881.9 million in fiscal 2015/16, the company reports. The company’s total revenue of EUR 1,092.9 milli…

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