logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Teleflex Signs Definitive Pact With Tecomet To Divest OEM Orthopedics Business

Teleflex Incorporated (TFX) Wednesday announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Tecomet, a contract manufacturing, engineering and metal fabrication company, to divest its OEM orthopedics business for a total cash consideration of $45.20 million.

The global provider of medical technology products that the sale transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2012.

The company stated that the Medical OEM orthopedics business includes the Beere Medical and SMD brand product lines. Beere Medical offers one of the world's largest collections of custom surgical instruments used for orthopedic and spinal procedures. SMD is a market leader in micro-machined products ranging from simple components to complex devices.

"The decision to divest the OEM orthopedics business is consistent with our strategy to focus on our branded products, invest in late-stage innovative technologies to support our long-term growth, and expand both our gross and operating margins," stated Benson F. Smith, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
General Motors (GM) announced on Wednesday that it has been approved to voluntarily delist from the Toronto Stock Exchange. The auto giant reassured its shareholders that the TSX delisting will not impact its current listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Subsequent to the bankruptcy filing of German no frills airline Air Berlin (AIBEF.PK), Lufthansa airline is strongly pursuing to acquire Air Berlin. Meanwhile, Ryanair, its Irish rival, accused conspiracy in the deal and said that the acquisition move will breach the existing competition rules in Germany in general and EU in particular. The Royal Bank of Scotland plans to cut 880 jobs from its IT department in London by 2020, a UK labor union reported. Britain's Unite union claimed on Tuesday that the bank informed its staff about a further 40 percent cut of permanent IT jobs, which is said to be part of ongoing deep cost-cutting at the taxpayer-owned bank. The bank also plans a 65 percent reduction of contractors.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT