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INCHEON, Korea - Saturday, April 2nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Samsung Bioepis’ Flixabi® receives positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, meets the European Medicines Agency’s requirements on the quality, efficacy and safety of biosimilars
    Flixabi® becomes the second anti-TNF-α biosimilar developed by Samsung Bioepis to receive a positive recommendation for approval in Europe.

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion on Flixabi® – a biosimilar version of Remicade® (infliximab), also known as SB2 – for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and psoriasis. Flixabi® is the second anti-TNF-α biosimilar develop ... Read more »

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ST PETER PORT, Guernsey - Thursday, March 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    Endeavour Medtech Growth (EMG) Fund final close at EUR 250m (USD 275m)
    EMG is the largest fund in Europe dedicated to medtech
    Fund oversubscribed – significantly exceeds EUR 150m target
    Fund to allocate between EUR 10m and EUR 20m per investment

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Endeavour Vision today announced that the Endeavour Medtech Growth LP (EMG) fund has held its final close at EUR 250m (USD 275m) in committed capital. Largely oversubscribed, the fund reached its hard cap and closed well above its EUR 150m target due to considerable interest from new institutional investors. At EUR 250m, EMG is the largest fund dedicated to medtech in Europe and one of the largest pure medtech funds worldwide.

EMG is targeting high potential European and US companies in the medical device and digital health sectors, whic ... Read more »

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NEUCHATEL, Switzerland - Thursday, March 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that a new retrospective study reports the relationship between Masimo’s Oxygen Reserve Index (ORI™) and arterial partial pressure of oxygen (PaO2) during surgery. The study suggests that ORI may provide an advanced indication of impending desaturation in adults undergoing surgery based on trends in the relationship between ORI and PaO2.1

ORI, Masimo’s 11th rainbow® parameter2, which is available outside of the United States, is a relative index of the PaO2 operating in the range of 100 to 200 mm Hg. ORI can provide a calculated oxygen reserve index that may add to information from pulse oximetry when oxygen saturation (SpO2) is >98%. ORI is intended to supplement, not replace, SpO2 monitoring and PaO2 measurements.

In the study, published in the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia and conducted at Loma Linda Univers ... Read more »

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WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WIHN”) announces successful exchange offer for WISeKey SA shares – 90.9% tendered

ZUG, Switzerland - Thursday, March 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Listing and first trading day of WIHN Class B Shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange on March 31, 2016

 

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WIHN”) announced today that it has successfully completed all steps to list its registered shares, nominal value CHF 0.05 (“Class B Shares”), on the SIX Swiss Exchange on March 31, 2016:

    90.9% of WISeKey SA's shareholders, the main operating company of the WISeKey group, have tendered their WISeKey SA shares into WIHN's share exchange offer (the "Exchange Offer") in exchange for new Class B Shares, thus establishing WIHN as the holding company of the WISeKey group. WIHN will take the steps necessary to acquire full ownership of WISeKey S ... Read more »

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Gore to launch its new hybrid device, GORE® SYNECOR Biomaterial, at the 17th Annual Hernia Repair Conference in Washington, D.C.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - Thursday, March 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) today announced the launch of GORE® SYNECOR Biomaterial, a unique hybrid device for hernia repair, at the 17th Annual Hernia Repair Conference held March 30-April 2, 2016 in Washington, D.C. During the conference, Gore will kick off the Technology Experiential Center (TEC) Tour, a new kind of interactive experience where participants will learn about the science behind the new material using hands-on stations.

Hernia repair has traditionally required a surgeon to choose between a permanent material for a durable, single-stage repair, or absorbable, non-permanent materials where there are factors that may require a different approach. GORE SYNECOR Biomaterial, which received 510(k) clearance from the US Food a ... Read more »

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Industry Veteran Expands Firm’s International Investment Capabilities

CHICAGO - Thursday, March 31st 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chicago-based RMB Capital (“RMB”), an independent financial services firm with more than $4.3 billion in assets under management, announced today that Egor Rybakov, CFA, has joined RMB Asset Management as a senior vice president and portfolio manager. Rybakov brings to RMB the investment process he has honed for the past two decades—screening the universe of international equities to uncover mispriced quality companies expected to create long-term value. With the addition of Rybakov, RMB will ultimately be able to offer a variety of new international and global strategies—the first being a concentrated portfolio of non-U.S. companies across the market-cap spectrum.

“Bringing Egor on board is an exciting and meaningful development,” said Chris Graff, partner and director of RMB Asset ... Read more »

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Wednesday, March 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MATRIXX Software today announced that SMART Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), has selected MATRIXX Software’s real-time Digital Commerce platform for its mobile business. Subsequently, PLDT has invested in MATRIXX through its investment arm, PLDT Capital.

SMART Communications, the country’s largest mobile network, is deploying the MATRIXX platform to deliver an array of lifestyle services and content that can be individually purchased and customized. SMART’s customers will have the freedom to manage their mobile account usage and spend, tailor services and choose ‘sachet-size’ packages based on their preferences and budgets.

MATRIXX provides a real-time Digital Commerce platform for creating and monetizing content and services. SMART Communications chose MATRIXX because they needed a ... Read more »

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Monday, March 28th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior, met Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for Children’s Issues at the US Department of State.

Al Nuaimi stressed the keenness of the UAE, and its international cooperation in child protection, by adopting the best international police, technological, and procedural practices. He pointed to the role and efforts of the Ministry of Interior in this field, as well as following up on relevant initiatives and projects, which make the UAE a cultural beacon for excellence in child protection, and achieve the government’s vision in this regard.

For her part, Jacobs praised the UAE’s efforts in child protection, and its international role and initiatives, which are conside ... Read more »

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