10 big trends in medical device company transactions

Written by  Laura Dyrda

Consolidation is huge in the medical device space this year, and experts are not expecting the action to slow down.

According to a Health Care M&A News report, the consolidation is having a huge impact on the orthopedic device industry. Here are 10 key trends on the total medical device market to know:

1. The consolidation — such as the Zimmer/Biomet deal and Medtronic/Covidien deal announced earlier this year — are making even bigger global leaders.

2. Mid-sized and smaller manufacturers are now merging to strengthen product pipelines.

3. Tight regulations on tax inversions aren’t stopping the year’s biggest transactions in the sector, including the Medtronic/Covidien deal.


Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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