MVCA Honors VCs, Deals at Annual MeetingAt its annual meeting, the Michigan Venture Capital Association awarded its Best Financing award to Esperion Therapeutics, the MVCA 100 to FutureNet, Best Exit to Pioneer Surgical Technology and Lifetime Achievement to Tom Kinnear.
Beringea To Exit UP's Pioneer Surgical Technology In BuyoutThe private equity firm Beringea LLC announced that Florida-based RTI Biologics Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX), a provider of orthopedic and other biologic implants, has announced its intent to acquire Marquette-based Pioneer Surgical Technology, a Beringea portfolio company that manufactures and distributes metal and synthetic products in the orthopedics, biologics, spine, trauma and cardiothoracic markets.
Tech Tour Day One: Magnificent MarquetteI haven't been to Marquette on the Tech Tour for four years now. And as I recall, the last time I was here it was snowing. In May. Well, this time, a cold rain gave way to springlike sunshine and temperatures in the 50s, surely an omen for the warm greeting I got Friday from my first interviews as the 10th annual Spring Tech Tour began.
Pioneer Surgical Spinal Implants Selected By HealthTrustMarquette-based Pioneer Surgical Technology Inc. said it had won as spine implant agreement from Brentwood, Tenn.-based HealthTrust Purchasing Group L.P.