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Rakesh J. Mehta

Rak Mehta is a founding member of the Medtech practice at Centerview Partners. He has over 25 years of experience as a strategic advisor to life sciences management teams and boards across medical device, diagnostics and tools, and biopharma companies. Over the course of his career, Rak has engaged with clients on a broad range of complex strategic transactions, buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity financings, and partnerships.

Noteworthy transactions include:
  • Teleflex on its $650mm acquisition of Palette Life Sciences (Urology)
  • Misonix on its $518mm sale to Bioventus (Ortho/Wound Care)
  • Wright Medical on its $5.4 billion sale to Stryker (Ortho/ Extremities
  • Spectranetics on its $2.2 billion sale to Philips (Peripheral)
  • Teleflex on its $1.1 billion acquisition of Vascular Solutions (Cardiovascular)
  • Medtronic on its $1.1 acquisition of HeartWare (Cardiovascular)
  • Neuravi on its (undisclosed) sale to Johnson & Johnson (Neurovascular)
  • Sequent Medical on its $380 million sale to Terumo (Neurovascular)
  • Cardiva on its $510 million sale to Haemonetics (Neurovascular)
  • Johnson & Johnson on its $5.7 billion acquisition of Auris (Robotics)
  • BTG on its $3.9 billion sale to Boston Scientific (Interventional Oncology)
  • Mazor on its $1.6 billion sale to MDT (Spine/Robotics)
  • Augmenix on its $600 million sale to BSX (Urology)
  • Varian on its $1.3 billion acquisition of Sirtex (Interventional Oncology)
  • Neotract on its $1.1 billion sale to Teleflex (Urology)
  • Medtronic on its $6.1 billion sale of supplies business to Cardinal Health (Critical Care)
  • Stryker’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Sage Products (Critical Care)
  • Simplify Medical on its $150 million sale to NuVasive (Spine)
  • Avenu Medical on its (Undisclosed) sale to Medtronic (Vascular/Dialysis)
  • Companion Medical on its (Undisclosed) sale to Medtronic (Diabetes)
  • Wright Medical on its $435 million acquisition of Cartiva (Ortho/Extremities)
  • Cryterion Medical on its $310 million sale to (Electrophysiology)
  • Nvision on its $275 million sale to Boston Scientific (Women's Health)
  • Rotation Medical on its $210 million sale to Smith & Nephew (Sports Medicine)
  • Apama on its $300 million sale to Boston Scientific (Electrophysiology)

Prior to joining Centerview Partners in 2022, Rak was Vice Chairman at JP Morgan and Global Head of the MedTech practice. He spent his early career at Baxter Healthcare where he served roles as sales representative and operations manager.

He has an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a BS in Film Production from Syracuse University.

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Eyebiotech Limited
Announced: Q2 2024
Value: Up to $3 billion
Status: Pending

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