The Medtronic Inc headquarters building in Minneapolis, Minnesota, yesterday. Photographer: Ariana Lindquist/Bloomberg

Medtronic’s successful pursuit of Covidien throws a revealing light on the intense search for scale and pipeline by medical device and pharma companie(...)

A Medtronic worker assembles a device that is inserted into a pacemaker. Photograph: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg

Medical device giant Medtronic today became the largest company to relocate its headquarters here from the US after its $42.9 billion (€31.6 billion)(...)