Stryker acquires Physio-Control

Everybody at Physio knew this day would come around at some point. 4 years after divestiture from Medtronic, Stryker acquired Physio-Control for 1.28B$. An incredible increase of value for Physio-Control! Bain Capital purchased Physio in 2012 for 487 M$.   ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Financial analysts reactions to this news: http://blogs.barrons.com/stockstowatchtoday/2016/02/16/stryker-mixed-feelings-on-latest-acquisition/ https://www.pehub.com/2016/02/bain-capital-to-sell/ http://chicago.suntimes.com/business/7/71/1329971/stryker-physiocontrol-sage-products http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stryker-to-buy-physio-control-from-bain-for-12-billion-2016-02-16 http://www.domain-b.com/industry/pharma/20160216_stryker_corp.html https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-reviews-Physio-Controls-ratings-for-upgrade–PR_343981  

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Happy at work!

Very nice article in the HBR this month. It is about the emotional culture at work. For long time managers and companies didn’t worry about it, but since people who feel good at work are more productive it gets more attention. Good reading material for managers: https://hbr.org/2016/01/manage-your-emotional-culture For the app lovers, Emotional Culture can also 

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Physio-Control 60th anniversary is almost over..

It all started in 1955. Dr Karl William Edmark founded Physio-Control, a small techmed company based on defibrillation equipment. Very soon the leading brand in the EMS industry. Now 60 years ago. It’s products are still highly demanded and a reference for all competition. 2015 was the 60th anniversary (14th February 1955), a year in 

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