Do recent comments from C.R. Bard's CEO mean a transaction could be on the way soon?
For the past year, as other large medical device companies undertook major acquisitions and mergers, C.R. Bard had no new transactions to announce. But now, the company's chief executive officer may have publicly hinted that a deal announcement could be coming.
"There is [a] lot of things going on right now, and I wouldn't be surprised if you start hearing more from us soon about those kind of things, but again you got to have two sides to agree and we're very active right now. So we'll let you know as things occur," C.R. Bard chairman and CEO Timothy Ring told analysts during an April 23 earnings call, according to a...