MEDICAL DEVICES

Exclusive: Sutures may merge with another TPG portfolio firm ahead of IPO

January 18, 2017 | Joseph Rai & Ranjani Raghavan

Private equity firm TPG Growth is planning to consolidate two portfolio firms in the medical consumable sector in India as it seeks to test the public market for the business, two people aware of the development told VCCircle.

Exclusive: Samara scouting for buyers for healthcare portfolio firm

January 12, 2017 | Joseph Rai & Bruhadeeswaran R

Samara Capital Management Ltd, which is investing out of its second fund, has engaged an investment banking firm to scout for a strategic buyer for one of its healthcare portfolio firms, two persons aware of the development told VCCircle.

Marico Foundation, Villgro invest in medical devices firm Yostra Labs

January 04, 2017 | Shruti Jain

Bengaluru-based medical technology startup Yostra Labs Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Marico Innovation Foundation (MIF) and social enterprise incubator Villgro, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

Pi Ventures backs medical device firm ten3T

December 14, 2016 | Arti Singh

Bengaluru-based medical wearable device startup ten3T has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its angel round led by Pi Ventures.

Co-founder of Qikwel V. Krishna Prasad, Sling Media co-founder Bhupen Shah and other angel investors also participated in the round. 

Exclusive: TPG-backed surgical equipment firm Sutures explores IPO

December 08, 2016 | Joseph Rai & Ranjani Raghavan

Surgical equipment maker Sutures India Pvt. Ltd is meeting investment bankers to explore a possible initial public offering that could allow its majority stakeholder to partially exit, two people privy to the development told VCCircle.

UE LifeSciences gets follow-on funding from Biocon's Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

October 04, 2016 | Joseph Rai

UE LifeSciences Inc, a health technology firm that develops breast cancer screening devices, has raised a follow-on funding worth $1.2 million from Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairperson and managing director of biotechnology firm Biocon.

Blume Ventures, Inventus Capital make Series A investment in Tricog Health​

August 05, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Tricog Health, which has built technological devices that help doctors detect a heart attack within minutes of a patient's arrival, said on Friday it has raised funds in a Series A round from Inventus Capital Partners, Blume Ventures and a group of angel investors.

Exclusive: TPG strikes back-to-back control deal in Indian healthcare sector

July 27, 2016 | Joseph Rai

TPG Growth, the mid-market and growth-equity investment platform of alternative investments giant TPG Capital, has struck its second control oriented deal in Indian healthcare sector and marked its second bet on the medical consumables space.

Exclusive: Goldman Sachs-backed BPL Medical scouts for more overseas M&As

July 13, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan

BPL Medical Technologies Pvt. Ltd is looking to buy more overseas assets to enter new technology verticals, as the Goldman Sachs-backed healthcare devices maker steps up its expansion plans after buying a UK-based company last year.

Trivitron buys 60% stake in Turkish firm for $5.5 mn

July 12, 2016 | PTI

Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare has acquired 60 per cent stake in Turkish firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis Tic Ltd Sti for 5 million euros (around Rs 37 crore).

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