Resonetics closes $900M nitinol deal and rebrands Memry and Smart Materials

Nitinol is used for a variety of medtech applications. [Photo via Adobe Stock]

Resonetics has closed on its $900 million acquisition of the SAES Getters medical nitinol business.

Nashua, New Hampshire-based Resonetics said it will rebrand Memry Corporation and SAES Smart Materials as Resonetics.

The Smart Materials business creates raw nitinol alloy from nickel and titanium and produces nitinol wires, bars, ribbons and sheets. The Memry business offers electric discharge machining, laser processing, centerless grinding, and nitinol tubing, sheet, and wire fabrication. 

Those two companies have around 600 employees at facilities in Bethel, Connecticut, New Hartford, New York, and Menlo Park, California.

Nitinol has superelastic and shape memory properties that make it uniquely useful for a variety of medical applications. Medical device developers are finding new and improved ways to use nit…

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FTC concludes antitrust investigation of $900M SAES-Resonetics nitinol deal

Nitinol is used for a variety of medtech applications. [Photo via Adobe Stock]

The Federal Trade Commission has closed its antitrust investigation into Resonetics’ planned $900 million purchase of the SAES Getters medical nitinol business.

Milan, Italy-based SAES said it and Resonetics “will define the timing to finalize the closing of the transaction” in the coming days and will provide further updates.

The company did not say whether the FTC will allow the sale without conditions, but it doesn’t sound like the agency or the Department of Justice will sue over the transaction. More information was not immediately available.

Nashua, New Hampshire-based Resonetics signed a binding agreement in January 2023 to buy the medical nitinol division from SAES, including U.S. subsidiaries Memry Corp. and SAES Smart Materials. The business supplies medical device manufacturers with ra…

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Resonetics to buy SAES Medical nitinol business for $900M

Resonetics announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Memry Corp. and SAES Smart Materials from SAES Getters S.p.A, Milan, Italy.

The planned acquisition will expand Nashua, New Hampshire–based Resonetics’ nitinol raw material and component manufacturing capabilities.

The companies expect the $900 million deal to close this year. The transaction is subject to the receipt of regulatory clearances and approvals. In addition, there are other closing conditions, including the approval of the SAES Getters S.p.A. board of directors.

Both of the businesses that Resonetics is acquiring are U.S. based. They have 550 employees and operations in Bethel, Connecticut; New Hartford, New York; and Menlo Park, California.

The deal enables Resonetics to better serve a wide range of medtech

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