J&J acquires California medical device company for $400M
Johnson & Johnson put down $400 million upfront to acquire Laminar, a medical device company focused on reducing the risk of stroke for patients with an irregular heartbeat.
The deal comes a couple months after Johnson & Johnson debuted a new visual identity following the spinoff of its consumer unit Kenvue, “uniting” its medtech and pharmaceutical units under the parent J&J brand. CEO Joaquin Duato called it a “next era” for J&J, in which the two segments are “more connected” to the brand.
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