Gibson Dunn, Homburger Aid St. Jude's $170M Endosense Buy

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 6:21 PM EDT) -- Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc. has acquired private equity-backed heart arrhythmia device firm Endosense SA for an initial payment of $170 million, the firms said Monday.

The St. Paul, Minn.-based device maker, which specializes in areas including cardiology devices, said also that it would pay an additional amount in cash up to $161 million in the course of acquiring Switzerland-based Endosense, depending on certain regulatory milestones, according to a statement by St. Jude.

The firm said it funded its buy with its cash outside...
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