18. January 2013
The acquisition announced earlier is completed and the ownership of Merivaara Corporation has changed. Private equity firm Intera Partners purchased a majority holding in the company, and Merivaara’s management and other key employees became significant minority shareholders. A fund managed by Finnish Intera Partners is now majority shareholder, with a holding of 65%. Merivaara’s key employees hold approximately 35% of the company. The new shareholders’ aim is to develop Merivaara’s business and strengthen the company’s competitive advantage and position in domestic and international markets.
19. December 2012
Ownership of Merivaara will change with the Finnish private equity firm Intera Partners purchasing a majority holding of 65 per cent in the company. Merivaara’s management and other key employees will become significant minority shareholders with a 35 per cent share. The new shareholders’ aim is to develop Merivaara’s business and strengthen the company’s competitive advantage and position in domestic and international markets. The sellers in the transaction include the current majority shareholders and Board Members Ilkka Laipio and Jukka Suominen, and a number of minority shareholders.
23. November 2012
Merivaara’s electro-hydraulic operating table, Promerix™, has been updated with a range of new features:
- New drive wheel for improved ergonomics
- Modern, intuitive touch-screen hand control
- Manage Promerix through Storz OR1 system
14. November 2012
Electricity-powered operating tables are most often controlled through a conventional hand control, with standard push buttons. At Medica 2012, Finnish medical technology expert Merivaara presents a new concept for controlling these tables, the touch-screen based Merimote™ remote control.
14. November 2012
With several image sources and other devices in every operating room, precious time from patient care is often being spent on operating these devices. Merivaara is proud to announce a new concept that integrates key control functions, such as image and video management, operating table and light control, and remote consultation into a single system. In addition to its intuitive touch-screen user interface, the system is also based on an open architecture which gives the team freedom to choose both from the functions and devices it wants to control.
16. October 2012
Merivaara is launching a new manually operated surgical table. Practico Manual is a versatile operating table model with hydraulic adjustments. It enables a wide range of configurations for general and special surgery also in sites where hydraulic adjustments are preferred or needed.
17. April 2012
Merivaara is launching a renewed set of MeriLED surgical lights. The new lights replace the former MeriLED and are available in two different sizes, MeriLED L3 and MeriLED L5, suitable for different types of surgical procedures.