Wed, Apr. 20, 9:28 AM
- Auris Surgical Robotics acquires Hansen Medical (NASDAQ:HNSN) for $4 per share (~$80M). The deal, expected to close by mid-year, includes a commitment from certain Hansen shareholders to invest ~$49M in Auris.
- Both companies were founded by Frederic Moll who is Auris' current CEO and Hansen's CEO from 2002 to 2010.
- Hansen develops intravascular robotic systems, as does Auris.
- HNSN is up 42% premarket on robust volume.
Hansen Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures and sells a new generation of medical robotics designed for positioning, manipulation and stable control of catheters and catheter-based technologies. Its Sensei Robotic Catheter System is designed to allow physicians to instinctively navigate flexible... More
Industry: Medical Appliances & Equipment
Country: United States