Critikon Company, LLC, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of portable patient monitoring systems. Its DinamapĀ® monitors are installed throughout the world in a variety of medical settings including operating suites, recovery rooms and hospital bedsides. The Company's blood pressure monitor, covered by multiple patents, is the acknowledged industry leader. Liberty provided all the financing to purchase Critikon from Johnson & Johnson, its parent company, in November 1998 and installed a new management team. The new management team has enhanced price/performance characteristics of the Company's products, refocused R&D expenditures, and expanded Critikon's sales and marketing capabilities. Critikon was sold to a leading global medical equipment manufacturer in December 2000.