M&A: Keep it clean. Disposables, protective equipment, single-use technologies, and cleanroom operations on the rise.
The world can be a messy place. Companies that focus on keeping it a bit (or a lot) cleaner play an important role in public health, medical research and pharmaceutical manufacturing, to name just a few areas. The economic impact of contamination in those fields can be tremendous. Add to that the public […]
2014 has to go down as the year of the big announcement (it may also be remembered as the year of the failed Pfizer bid for AstraZeneca). One might think these mega deals are crowding out middle market activity. But that’s only true in the newspapers. In fact, there have been over 1,000 healthcare deals […]
US industrial production increased in May for the third time in four months, rising a seasonally adjusted 0.6% from April, according to the Federal Reserve. Capacity utilization climbed to 79.1% in May, continuing to provide support for manufacturing expansion in 2014. US manufacturers were generally impaired by the harsh winter, and the performance in recent […]
Mirus recently sponsored the Advanced Manufacturing Summit in Worcester, which attracted hundreds of executives, local and state political leaders, and academics interested in the manufacturing industry. Governor Deval Patrick spoke about the important role advanced manufacturing plays in the local economy and multiple speakers discussed how their businesses, and the manufacturing sector, have changed over […]
Success! After months of negotiation and diligence, your deal is ready to close. Documents are ready for signing. And you ask yourself, “how do I know this is the deal I should be doing?” Or perhaps, “how much did I leave on the table?” For sellers and their boards / special committees who engage in […]