Medtroni’s Omar Ishrak: Ireland will inevitably be a higher-profile part of the group by virtue of its domicile in the country. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Ireland can expect further investment in the longer term under the merged Medtronic/Covidien medical device group, chairman and chief executive Omar I(...)

Omar Ishrak, chief executive officer of Medtronic. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Medical device group Medtronic becomes Ireland’s largest company when it starts trading on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday.Following Medtronic Inc(...)

Medtronic reported the strongest quarterly US sales growth for its medical devices in five years. Photograph: Bloomberg

Medtronic chief executive Omar Ishrak has defended his company’s plan to acquire Dublin-based Covidien in a so-called inversion deal, saying the medic(...)

Covidien’s strengths in surgical equipment , vascular and ventilators will complement Medtronic’s existing product range. Photograph: Munshi Ahmed/Bloomberg

It’s the largest deal in medical devices in almost 30 years. More importantly, Medtronic’s $42.9 billion proposed acquisition of rival Covidien makes (...)

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)(...)

Medtronic chairman and chief executive Omar Ishrak said the deal with Covidien would allow the company to  make more investment in US technologies. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Files/Reuters

US medical device maker Medtronic has agreed to buy Covidien Plc for $42.9 billion (€32 billion) in cash and stock and move its executive base to Irel(...)

Medtronic: The centre is equipped with digital communication technology for “global networking”, along with three-dimensional printing for new ideas and space for training and education.

A €7.7 million brainstorming centre to devise new treatments for cardiovascular and cardiac rhythm disease is due to be opened by EU Commissioner for (...)