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ArthroCare acquires Opus Medical in tax-free stock swap

Executive Summary

In a tax-free transaction, ArthroCare (minimally invasive surgical devices) has acquired Opus Medical (devices for orthopedic soft tissue repair). ArthroCare will pay Opus shareholders $30mm in cash and $60mm in stock, as well as potential earnouts of $40mm (in either cash or stock) based on Opus's net sales in 2005.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
      • Minimally or Less Invasive
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Payment Includes Stock

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