FDAnews Device Daily Bulletin

MENTOR LAUNCHES BID FOR MEDICIS

Nov. 22, 2005
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Mentor, a U.S.-based maker of breast implants and other medical devices, said it had proposed a $2.2 billion bid for Medicis Pharmaceutical, turning an existing industry takeover battle on its head. Official word of the proposal came recently from Medicis, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based drug maker embroiled in a bidding war of its own for another breast implant maker, Inamed.

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