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Thursday Aug 28 | Star Tribune

Medtronic would pick up $25M in CEO's taxes

Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak will receive $25 million of an estimated $63 million the company is prepared to pay high-ranking officials to offset the costs of moving it headquarters overseas.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Wed Aug 27, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic EVP Christopher J. Oconnell Sells 28,000 Shares

Medtronic EVP Christopher J. Oconnell sold 28,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic Director Sells $176,275 in Stock

Medtronic Director Shirley A. Jackson unloaded 2,769 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Star Tribune

Feds plan to sue city of St. Anthony over rejection of Islamic center

People stood along the wall as the room filled up during a city council meeting as they decided on a proposed Islamic center in St Anthony Village on June 12, 2012.

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Related Topix: St. Anthony, MN, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Sys-Con Media

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Zimmer Holdings, Medtronic, Covidien, Stryker and Smith & Nephew

A confluence of several factors over the past few years has created ferment in the medical device market the world over.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, Foley, Covidien, Starting Point, Kyphon

Brandon Sun

Medical device maker Medtronic spends $350 million on another European acquisition

U.S. medical device maker Medtronic is building stronger ties to Europe, a couple months after announcing a $42.9 billion acquisition that involves moving its main executive offices across the Atlantic, where it can get a better tax deal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Salient Surgical Technologies

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

John Paulson's Big Q2 Buys

Paulson & Co.' s recent 13F indicates that in the second quarter, the hedge fund mostly stuck to a merger arbitrage strategy.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Tyson Foods, Food, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Medtronic pays $200 million for brain-stimulation tech

Medtronic Inc. said Tuesday it had bought Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation, a Dutch maker of a tool that can send electrical pulses deep inside the brain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Solera Networks, Salient Surgical Technologies

The Washington Post

Boehner, Camp Profit From Corporate Bid to Avoid U.S. Tax

Two top Republican lawmakers profited from a corporate tax-avoidance maneuver that the U.S. Treasury Department is seeking to curb.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Covidien, Startups, Kyphon

KYTX-TV News

Burger King buying Tim Hortons

Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that might cut its U.S. tax bill.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Burger King Flips Obama the Bird; BK, Warren Buffet, Greg Mankiw,...

Obama Condemns CEOs President Obama is fed up with corporations no paying their "fair tax".

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Little Rock, AR

CFO

Aversion to Inversions

This is one of three articles in a special report probing the question of which corporate actions represent legitimate tax avoidance and which ones are mere attempts at "gaming the system."

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, US Senate, Carl Levin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tax

Financial News & Daily Record

Medtronic defends tax inversion strategy

With the company facing a backlash over its strategy, Medtronic Inc. CEO Omar Ishrak last week defended its plan to merge with an Irish company and move its official headquarters overseas.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Solera Networks, Salient Surgical Technologies

AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages

Shares of Medtronic have been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the nineteen brokerages that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bloomberg

Inversion Express Slows to Crawl as Obama Condemns CEOs

President Barack Obama 's full-throated denunciation of overseas mergers that lower U.S. companies' taxes is throwing cold water on potential deals.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Walgreens, Retail, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Medical Equipment, Deerfield, IL

Sat Aug 23, 2014

OpEdNews

Living on our tax dollars but fleeing them-- tax inverters AbbVie and Medtronic

It's called "inversion" -- US corporations reincorporating in countries like Britain, Ireland or the Netherlands to duck US taxes, often by merging with a European entity.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medtronic, Medicine, Horizon Therapeutics, Medical Equipment, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry, Salient Surgical Technologies, Illinois

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Business Journal

Claret Medical lands $18 million in funding for stroke product

Claret Medical, a Santa Rosa-based company that develops systems to cut the incidence of strokes during heart surgery, on Friday disclosed an $18 million round of new funds.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Medical Equipment, Kyphon, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Irvine's Reverse Medical gets snatched up by Covidien as Medtronic merger looms

As it prepares for a merger with Medtronic Inc., medical device company Covidien has itself acquired a small California-based company to makes products to treat vascular disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Medtronic, Horizon Therapeutics, Kyphon, Covidien

Thu Aug 21, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.31

Medtronic declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 21st, AR Network reports.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily News

Medtronic First-Quarter Profit Drops Almost 9 Percent

Medtronic Inc . on Tuesday reported net income that declined by nearly 9 percent in its fiscal first quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.

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Related Topix: Medical Equipment, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

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