BTG PLC (BTG.L)
20 Nov 2018
Nov 20 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Tuesday:
LONDON, Nov 20 (LPC) - US medical device maker Boston Scientific is backing its recommended cash offer for UK-based BTG plc with a £3.3bn bridge loan from Barclays Bank.
LONDON U.S. medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp has agreed to buy Britain's BTG Plc for 3.3 billion pounds ($4.24 billion) in cash, adding technology to fight cancer and other serious diseases to its portfolio.
* U.S. group's biggest deal since 2006 Guidant acquisition (Adds latest shares, analyst comment, further details)
Nov 20 U.S. medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp said it offered to buy British pharmaceutical firm BTG Plc for about 3.3 billion pounds ($4.24 billion) in cash.
LONDON European shares recovered on Tuesday as hopes for an easing of the Sino-U.S. trade war and an imminent Brexit deal chased away the previous session's fears of a peak in tech stocks.
Nov 13 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LONDON, Oct 4 British pharmaceutical firm BTG upgraded its sales forecast on Thursday after it included its varicose vein treatment Varithena in its oncology and vascular portfolio and saw strong demand for its tumour-targeting medicines.
Sept 7 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:
British healthcare company BTG Plc has acquired Irish medical device maker Novate Medical, adding to its portfolio a vascular device for managing blood clots.