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CryoLife Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire JOTEC

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Vinson & Elkins advised CryoLife, Inc., a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, in connection with its definitive agreement to acquire JOTEC AG, a German-based, privately-held developer of technologically differentiated endovascular stent grafts, and cardiac and vascular surgical grafts, focused on aortic repair.

The V&E corporate team was led by partner Paul Tobias with assistance from counsel Andy Smetana and associate Ben Cukerbaum. Also advising were partners Tim Johnston and Natan Leyva, senior associate Mary Alexander and associate Arthur Lotz. Partner Simon Rootsey advised on UK issues.

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