Gleiss Lutz advised Integer on the deal while Locke Lord represented Oscor.
The US company Integer, a leading medical device outsource manufacturer, announced its USD 220 million acquisition of Oscor, a private medical device company headquartered in Palm Harbor, Florida.
Integer Holdings Corporation, listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:ITGR), is one of the world’s largest outsource manufacturers of medical devices serving the cardiac, neuromodulation, vascular, portable medical, advanced surgical and orthopedics markets. In addition, it develops batteries for high-end niche applications in energy, military and environmental markets. The company’s brands include Greatbatch Medical, Lake Region Medical and Electrochem.
Oscor designs, develops, manufactures and markets a variety of highly specialized implantable cardiac pacing leads, venous access systems and diagnostic catheters. The company has design, development and manufacturing operations in Palm Harbor, Florida, and in the Dominican Republic as well as a distribution center in Germany, employing approximately 900 employees company-wide.
The team of Gleiss Lutz, led by Dr. Martin Viciano Gofferje (Picture – partner, M&A, Berlin), included Dr. Christoph Meissner, Vanessa Sánchez López, Dr. Viktor Gorlow (all M&A), Dr. Enno Burk (counsel, regulatory/healthcare), Dr. Stefan Lingemann (partner), Josefine Chakrabarti, Viktoria Kothe (all employment), Dr. Jacob von Andreae (partner), Aylin Hoffs (both regulatory, Dusseldorf), Dr. Johannes Hertfelder (partner). Dr. Lukas Aberle, Rhued Gaiser (all antitrust, Stuttgart), Dr. Stefan Mayer (partner), Dr. Ocka Stumm (both tax), Konrad Discher (counsel, real estate, all Frankfurt), Simon Wegmann (data protection), Dr. Matthias Schilde (IP/IT, both Berlin).
US law firm Hodgson Russ LLP acted as lead counsel.
The Locke Lord team included: Scott Wofsy, Douglas Gray, Derrick Hibbard, Katie Morin, Olivia Underwood, Sharon Blinkoff, Lori Basilico, Joseph Farside, Chris Flanagan and Gene Schlack.
Involved fees earner: Lukas Aberle – Gleiss Lutz; Enno Burk – Gleiss Lutz; Josefine Chakrabarti – Gleiss Lutz; Konrad Discher – Gleiss Lutz; Rhued Gaiser – Gleiss Lutz; Viktor Gorlow – Gleiss Lutz; Johannes Hertfelder – Gleiss Lutz; Aylin Hoffs – Gleiss Lutz; Viktoria Kothe – Gleiss Lutz; Stefan Lingemann – Gleiss Lutz; Stefan Mayer – Gleiss Lutz; Christoph Meissner – Gleiss Lutz; Vanessa Sánchez López – Gleiss Lutz; Matthias Schilde – Gleiss Lutz; Ocka Stumm – Gleiss Lutz; Martin Viciano Gofferje – Gleiss Lutz; Jacob von Andreae – Gleiss Lutz; Simon Wegmann – Gleiss Lutz; Lori Basilico – Locke Lord; Robert Baute Jr. – Locke Lord; Sharon Blinkoff – Locke Lord; Joseph Farside Jr. – Locke Lord; Christopher Flanagan – Locke Lord; Douglas Gray – Locke Lord; Derrick Hibbard – Locke Lord; Kathrine Morin – Locke Lord; Gene Schlack – Locke Lord; Olivia Underwood – Locke Lord; Scott Wofsy – Locke Lord;