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Articles Tagged "m&a"

Unitedcoatings Begins Rebrand to Lincotek

by BONEZONE | Oct 2019

Renaming its CoorsTek Medical acquisition to Lincotek Medical is the first step to integrate the company’s global medical businesses.   ... Read more »

6 Companies Expand Robotic, Imaging, Navigation Tools via 2019 M&A

Acquisitions in the first nine months of the year afforded joint replacement and spine companies access to new enabling technologies to boost their robotic, navigation and imaging systems. We review the acquisitions and what they could mean each company's technology. ... Read more »

Jade Precision Medical Components Acquired by ARCH Global Precision

by BONEZONE | Oct 2019

ARCH continues to expand facilities for ARCH Medical Solutions and Cutting Tools divisions.   ... Read more »

Resonetics Acquires Tru Tech Systems

by BONEZONE | Sep 2019

The transaction adds precision grinding for guidewires and mandrels to Resonetics' array of manufacturing services.   ... Read more »

Stryker to Acquire Sterilization Specialist TSO3

by BONEZONE | Aug 2019

The STERIZONE VP4 Sterilizer is reportedly the most cost-effective low-temperature sterilizer on the market today, per instrument sterilized, compared to hydrogen peroxide low-temp systems.   ... Read more »

Globus Medical Enters Hip, Knee Market with StelKast Acquisition

by Julie A. Vetalice | Aug 2019

Globus Medical also announced the launch of a robotic system for joint replacement in late 2020. The company seeks to leverage recent hardware and software investments in robotic technology.... Read more »

UnitedCoatings Group Acquires CoorsTek Medical

by BONEZONE | Jul 2019

The transaction broadens UnitedCoatings’ capabilities to offer comprehensive supply chain solutions internationally.   ... Read more »

Avalign Technologies Acquires Integrated Medical Solutions

by BONEZONE | Jul 2019

Formed in 2014, IMS provides machined metal implants for the spine, sports medicine, trauma and extremities end markets. Customers include Acumed, Arthrex, DePuy Synthes, Exactech, Integra LifeSciences and others.   ... Read more »

Celling Spine Acquires Assets of Link Spine

by BONEZONE | Jul 2019

Link had sought a company to further develop its system for facet fixation and minimally invasive surgery. Celling believes that this technology complements its current portfolio and supports the development of a biologically enhanced spinal fusion system.   ... Read more »

Medin Acquires Advantage Manufacturing Technologies

by BONEZONE | Jul 2019

Medin supplies custom sterilization cases and trays, while AMT manufactures orthopedic implants and surgical instruments. As Medin's subsidiary, AMT Medical benefits from an augmented management team, with a broadened product offering and greater financial resources to serve the orthopedic indu... Read more »

Smith & Nephew Acquiring Optical Tracking Technology for CAS

by BONEZONE | Jun 2019

Atracsys’ fusionTrack 500 optical tracking camera will be a core enabling technology within Smith & Nephew's multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem.   ... Read more »

OrthoPediatrics Acquires Vilex, ExFix Technology

by BONEZONE | Jun 2019

The company gains access to the Orthex Hexapod, which offers easily calibrated struts and hydroxyapatite coated pins designed to reduce infection risk. It is accompanied by point and click software to simplify deformity correction planning.   ... Read more »

EPTAM Precision Solutions Acquires Micro Molding

by BONEZONE | Jun 2019

The purchase of Micro Molding provides EPTAM with precision injection molding capabilities that complement its plastic and metal machining offerings.   ... Read more »

Exactech Acquires EPIC Extremity, Trauma Device Company

by BONEZONE | May 2019

EPIC Extremity, an early-stage orthopedic device company, was founded to introduce a line of lowest total cost implants to the orthopedic extremity market.   ... Read more »

M&A Recap: Three 2Q Announcements in Spine

by BONEZONE | May 2019

Of the 20 OEM-related M&A announcements we’ve covered in 2019 thus far, seven have related to the spine market. Of those, three were announced in rapid succession within this quarter. Let’s see who bought whom, and what they got: Medtronic/Titan Spine, Boston Scientific/Vertiflex and WishBon... Read more »

HealthpointCapital Acquires Majority Stake in CrossRoads Extremity Systems

by BONEZONE | May 2019

The investment supports growth of CrossRoads' Active Stabilization portfolio of lower-extremity implant systems for orthopedic and podiatric surgeons.  ... Read more »

Cadence Acquires Arcor Laser

by BONEZONE | May 2019

Arcor provides services such as advanced laser welding, laser cutting, machining, marking and micro-drilling.   ... Read more »

MW Industries Acquires Sussex Wire and Marox

by BONEZONE | Apr 2019

Marox and Sussex Wire, suppliers to the orthopedic industry, have been acquired by MW Industries, a diversified contract manufacturer serving multiple industries.    ... Read more »

Burst of Orthopedic M&A at the Close of 1Q19

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

Companies are taking strides to connect their devices with technologies that support improved patient outcomes. That connection can come in the form of M&A activity—which certainly applies to transactions announced over the month of March in joint replacement. In other segments, companies... Read more »

Brainlab Acquires Medineering, Robotics Platform

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

Brainlab is creating the first openly scalable medical robotics platform paired with an efficient software ecosystem.  ... Read more »

Stryker Acquires OrthoSpace, Rotator Cuff Repair Device

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

The InSpace device for treatment of massive irreparable rotator cuff tears is a biodegradable sub-acromial spacer, which is designed to realign the natural biomechanics of the shoulder.   ... Read more »

Smith & Nephew Acquires Brainlab Joint Replacement Business

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

Brainlab provides pre-operative planning, intra-operative navigation and tools for post-op evaluation and information sharing. Smith & Nephew also gains access to cloud computing, tracking, augmented reality, robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, image fusion and anatomic segmenta... Read more »

Smith & Nephew to Acquire Osiris

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

The transaction includes BIO4 viable bone matrix, an alternative to autograft, and Cartiform cryopreserved viable osteochondral allograft for articular cartilage repair.     ... Read more »

Exactech Acquires XpandOrtho

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

The company's ligament balancing technology provides a framework for integration into ExactechGPS computer-assisted navigation to further advance the Truliant Total Knee.    ... Read more »

Middle Branch Partners Forms to Advise on M&A

by BONEZONE | Mar 2019

The firm, which is focused on medical contract manufacturing and OEM branded devices, can assess strategic alternatives and advise in the sale or acquisition of a company.   ... Read more »

Orchid Orthopedic Solutions Acquired by Private Equity Firm Nordic Capital

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

Financial terms were not disclosed; Orchid’s current management team will remain in place. ORTHOWORLD estimates place the company's annual orthopaedic-related revenue in the range of $315MM to $325MM, holding 6% of an over $5BB global orthopaedic contract manufacturing market.... Read more »

Harvey Performance Acquires Micro 100

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

Micro 100 manufactures internal boring, grooving and threading and milling tools.... Read more »

Kyocera Expands U.S. Business with Purchase of Renovis Surgical Technologies Assets

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

Renovis Surgical Technologies is a developer of hip and knee joint reconstruction, spinal and trauma devices. The transaction complements U.S. sales of Kyocera’s own FDA-cleared total hip devices and grants the company access to spine products—a segment in which it formerly did not operate.... Read more »

Most Popular Articles of 2018 Featured Robotics, Contract Manufacturer M&A

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

What else did you read about the most on our website last year? Arthroscopy/soft tissues companies to watch; products in spine, knee and hip; surgeon perspectives on implant material choice; supply chain quality; labelling mistakes, Brazil and more. ... Read more »

Medtronic Completes US $1.7 BB Acquisition of Mazor Robotics

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

The previously announced purchase demonstrates Medtronic’s belief in the future of guided spinal procedures. Mazor joins Medtronic’s Neurosurgery business, part of the Restorative Therapies Group’s Brain Therapies division.... Read more »

Avalign Technologies Acquired by Linden Capital Partners

by BONEZONE | Jan 2019

Avalign is a precision manufacturer of implants, instruments, cutting tools, specialty instruments and cases/trays.... Read more »

EPTAM Plastics Acquires Relius Medical

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

Relius is a contract manufacturer specializing in complex metal machining.  ... Read more »

Smith & Nephew Acquiring Ceterix, Meniscal Repair Technology

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

Ceterix Orthopaedics is the developer of the NovoStitch® Pro Meniscal Repair System. SNN will pay up to $105MM, comprising an initial cash consideration of $50MM and $55MM over the next five years, contingent upon financial performance.... Read more »

Universal Precision Instruments Acquired by ARCH Global Precision

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

UPI is a contract manufacturer specializing in instruments and guide wires, primarily for spine.... Read more »

Contract Manufacturers Responding to Market Forces are Primed for Growth

by BONEZONE | Dec 2018

We estimate that revenue for the orthopaedic contract manufacturing market reached $5 billion in 2017, +7.6% from 2016. We examine the sector’s market forces, capability trends, main players and future growth drivers to inform you how your supplier partners are transforming their businesses.... Read more »

Medacta Invests in Personalized Medicine with Acquisition of Swiss Technology Company

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

Medacta gains access to Balgrist CARD’s MyOsteotomy, a tool for planning/executing complex osteotomy with a patient-specific approach. MyOsteotomy combines 3D pre-op planning and custom drilling, cutting and reduction guides to produce an “exact preoperative assessment and an accurate, controlle... Read more »

WishBone Medical’s Purchase of Red Star: Rare OEM Acquisition of Supplier

by BONEZONE | Nov 2018

In line with the small number of OEM/supplier M&A transactions that have occurred in orthopaedics during the last five years, the deal came about because of a familiarity between the two companies in combination with various market forces.... Read more »

Carpenter Technology Acquires LPW

by BONEZONE | Oct 2018

This acquisition expands Carpenter’s additive manufacturing capabilities.... Read more »

Corin Increases Footprint with Acquisition of Global Orthopaedic Technology

by BONEZONE | Oct 2018

Global Orthopaedic Technology (GOT), which bills itself as the largest Australian-owned orthopaedic implant designer and manufacturer, was established in 1999 and serves Australia and the U.S.—two markets in which Corin has an established presence.... Read more »

Large Spine Players Focus Acquisitions on Robotics, Navigation, Additive

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018

Medtronic, DePuy Synthes, Stryker and Globus Medical—four of the five largest spine companies ranked by revenue—announced acquisitions in the last month. We recap the additions to their product portfolios.... Read more »

Stryker Moves to Strengthen Spine Business with $1.4 Billion Purchase of K2M

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018

K2M’s innovative technology platform will add a suite of complex spine solutions to Stryker’s core spine portfolio; K2M’s consistent support of additive manufacturing of devices could also benefit Stryker’s long-term growth.... Read more »

Wright Medical’s Acquisition of Cartiva Offers Boost for Lower Extremity Business

by BONEZONE | Sep 2018

Cartiva’s Synthetic Cartilage Implant is used to treat arthritis in the great toe. Wright’s $435MM purchase of the technology (expected to close in 4Q18) enhances its position in the space by providing access to what company leadership described as a ~$420MM addressable market.... Read more »

Nelson Laboratories Purchases Gibraltar Laboratories

by BONEZONE | Aug 2018

This acquisition expands the U.S.-based analytical testing capabilities of Nelson Laboratories.... Read more »

Medbio Acquired by Private Equity Firm

by BONEZONE | Aug 2018

Financial terms of the purchase were not disclosed; Medbio specializes in precision injection molding, instrument manufacturing, laser processing, packaging and component parts.... Read more »

Tecomet Bolsters Instrument Manufacturing With Acquisition of HD Surgical

by BONEZONE | Jul 2018

As the number one-ranked contract manufacturer serving the orthopaedic market, based on 2017 ORTHOWORLD revenue estimates, the purchase aligns with Tecomet's recent M&A activity. HD Surgical manufactures high-precision instruments and possesses a wide array of machining capabilities.... Read more »

Medplast Completes Acquisition of Integer’s ASO Product Lines, Rebrands as Viant

by BONEZONE | Jul 2018

The transaction, announced in May, was valued at U.S. $600MM.... Read more »

Röchling Acquires Precision Medical Products

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

This acquisition is part of Röchling’s strategy to grow its U.S. business.... Read more »

Eurocoating SpA to Acquire Italian Manufacturing Division of CoorsTek Medical

by BONEZONE | Jun 2018

The purchase of Nanosurfaces Industries is expected to boost Eurocoating’s additive capabilities.... Read more »

In’Tech Medical to Acquire Bradshaw Medical

by BONEZONE | May 2018

The transaction, of which financial terms were not disclosed, directly aligns with In'Tech’s recent strategic focus on global expansion. ... Read more »

Integer to Divest Advanced Surgical and Orthopedics to MedPlast

by BONEZONE | May 2018

The sale, which closes in 3Q18 and is for $600MM in cash, adds a range of metals manufacturing capabilities (e.g. machining, stamping, coating and metal forming) for MedPlast, as well as design, development and prototyping services. ... Read more »

LaVezzi Precision Acquired by MW Industries

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

The contract manufacturer will join the MW Medical Solutions brand.... Read more »

Cadence to be Acquired by Investment Firm Kohlberg & Company

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

Cadence’s leadership and management team will remain in place post-transaction.... Read more »

Acquisitions Position NN, Inc. as Major Orthopaedic Supplier

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

The recent acquisition of Paragon Medical, coupled with purchases of several other household names during the past three years, means that NN has positioned itself as a top-10 contract manufacturing player. ... Read more »

NN, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement To Acquire Paragon Medical

by BONEZONE | Apr 2018

The acquisition, at a price of $375MM in cash, will close during 2Q18 and positions NN as one of the 10 largest contract manufacturers in orthopaedics.... Read more »

Oberg Industries Acquires X-L Engineering

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

Oberg’s manufacturing capabilities increase with the acquisition.... Read more »

Supplier M&A on the Rise

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

Over an eight-year span, the gap between the number of OEM transactions versus those in the supplier space was its narrowest in 2017.... Read more »

RTI Surgical Expanding Spine Fusion Portfolio, Acquires Zyga Technology

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

Zyga Technology is the developer of the SImmetry® Sacroiliac Joint Fusion system.... Read more »

Be Prepared When Suppliers are Acquired

by BONEZONE | Jan 2018

With the recent M&A activity in the supplier space, all OEMs should be prepared in the event an important supplier is acquired or merged with.... Read more »

C&A Tool Acquired by Japanese Company MinebeaMitsumi

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

MinebeaMitsumi acquired C&A Tool Engineering to expand its presence in medical, additive manufacturing, precision machining and ball bearings.... Read more »

Exit Interview: Longtime Orchid CEO Mike Miller Retires

by BONEZONE | Mar 2017

In fewer than 18 years, Mike Miller founded and led Stealth Technologies from a five-man operation supplying high-performance auto parts to its existence today as Orchid Orthopedic Solutions, one of the larger contract manufacturers in orthopaedics.... Read more »

The Forgotten Phase of M&A: Post-Close Supply Chain Integration

by David Finch | Feb 2017

Proper implementation post-close will allow your supply chain to deliver immediate and long-term value and avoid integration delays and disruptions.... Read more »

OrthoPlastics Parent Company Acquired by Strategic Investor, PE Firm

by BONEZONE | Dec 2016

OrthoPlastics is a global supplier of UHMWPE to orthopaedic device manufacturers.... Read more »

The Forgotten Phase of M&A: Mitigating Supply Chain Risks

by David Finch | Nov 2016

The primary responsibility of the supply chain team post-M&A is the assurance of uninterrupted upstream and downstream product supply. These essential steps will assist you in identifying supply chain risk and developing a plan to minimize that risk.... Read more »

Tecomet Acquires Mountainside Medical

by BONEZONE | Oct 2016

The transaction supports Tecomet's strategic priority to lead in the minimally invasive market.... Read more »

The Forgotten Phase of M&A: Supply Chain Infrastructure

by BONEZONE | Sep 2016

Avoid disruptions in customer service and financial performance by reviewing the people, processes and supporting systems of upstream and downstream supply chains.... Read more »

Stryker to Acquire Instratek

by BONEZONE | Sep 2016

Instratek markets staple and hammertoe implants and instrumentation for foot, ankle and upper extremity procedures. The transaction is expected to close in 4Q16.... Read more »

Medtronic, Zimmer Biomet Enter 2-level Cervical Disc and Robotic Markets

by Carolyn LaWell | Aug 2016

In efforts to invigorate revenue growth, Medtronic and Zimmer Biomet have focused on niche technologies that expand their portfolios—but have yet to prove wide scale adoption.... Read more »

Tecomet Appoints Mark Kemp to President and Chief Executive Officer

by BONEZONE | Jun 2016

Tecomet, manufacturer of precision engineered components supporting the medical device industry, has appointed Mark Kemp to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Kemp brings a wealth of medical device experience to this new role. Previously, he spent 16 years with Flextronics in pr... Read more »

Three Spine Companies Implement New Manufacturing Strategies

by Carolyn LaWell | Sep 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Suppliers Consolidate in Response to OEM M&A Activity

by Hannah Corcoran | Mar 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Tecomet CEO Expects Supplier M&A to Continue

by Carolyn LaWell | Jan 2015

Consolidation has picked up at the supplier level as manufacturers seek to meet the needs of OEM customers that are also expanding through consolidation.... Read more »

The Seven Phases of M&A

by Don Urbanowicz | Oct 2014

Given healthy balance sheets and cheap debt, large and mid-sized buyers are well positioned to pursue acquisition opportunities in 2018 and beyond. CEOs seeking to buy or sell should consider these best practices and expert tips.... Read more »

Consolidation Continues as Zimmer Intends to Acquire Biomet

by BONEZONE | May 2014

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Lessons in M&A

by BONEZONE | Dec 2013

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Merger and Acquisition Activity in Orthopaedics and Spine

by BONEZONE | Dec 2011

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »