LOS ANGELES & IRVINE, Calif.--(www.brileyco.com, a full service broker dealer providing research and trading to institutional clients and investment banking services, today announced that it has served as the exclusive financial advisor to Cardiogenesis Corporation (OTCQB: CGCP) in its sale to CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY).)--B. Riley & Co., LLC (B. Riley)
“Without B. Riley’s exceptional efforts, we would not have completed such a favorable transaction for our shareholders.”
The transaction, closed and announced on May 17, 2011, is valued at approximately $21.7 million.
B. Riley Managing Directors Michael Lowell and Timothy McQuay led the banking team in this transaction with Irvine, California-based Cardiogenesis, a leading developer of surgical products used in the treatment of patients with refractory angina resulting from diffuse coronary artery disease. Atlanta, Georgia-based CryoLife is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the U.S. and Canada.
“The B. Riley team did an excellent job in representing Cardiogenesis,” said Cardiogenesis Chairman Paul McCormick. “Without B. Riley’s exceptional efforts, we would not have completed such a favorable transaction for our shareholders.”
In addition to completing this transaction, B. Riley is expanding its banking efforts in, and coverage of the healthcare sector. It recently announced the hiring of Senior Research Analyst Laura McGuigan, CFA, to cover the medical technology sector.
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