Sidley Austin LLP advised NuVera Medical on the deal.
NuVera Medical, Inc., a medical technology company, announced its acquisition by Ethicon, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. NuVera’s NuVision ICE Catheter is a next-generation ultrasound technology intended for electrophysiology ablation and structural heart interventions, and designed to allow physicians to view complex intracardiac structures from a completely new perspective and high-resolution image rendering in real time. NuVera was formed by Shifamed, a Silicon Valley-based medical innovation hub. NuVera is Shifamed’s sixth portfolio company to have a successful exit.
The deal team was led by partners Frank Rahmani (Emerging Companies, Picture) and Josh DuClos (Private Equity), and included associates Nick DeAngelis, Jake Funk, and Eduardo Marquez Certucha (M&A). Other critical support was provided by partner Matthew Johnson and associate Teresa Napoli (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation), partner Rachel Kleinberg (Tax), partner Angela Zambrano (Commercial Litigation), counsel Eric Hoffman (Labor), and partner Donielle McCutcheon (Healthcare).
Involved fees earner: Nick DeAngelis – Sidley Austin LLP; Joshua DuClos – Sidley Austin LLP; Jake Funk – Sidley Austin LLP; Eric Hoffman – Sidley Austin LLP; Matthew Johnson – Sidley Austin LLP; Rachel D. Kleinberg – Sidley Austin LLP; Eduardo Marquez Certucha – Sidley Austin LLP; Donielle McCutcheon – Sidley Austin LLP; Teresa Napoli – Sidley Austin LLP; Frank Rahmani – Sidley Austin LLP; Angela Zambrano – Sidley Austin LLP;
Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;
Clients: NuVera Medical, Inc.;