Mergers and Acquisitions in the Medical Device Industry

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Mergers and Acquisitions in the Medical Device Industry Description:

The medical device industry is highly regulated in the US and EU and is driven by innovation and technological expansion. The level of mergers and acquisitions is high, with a total of 171 deals in 2010. This drive toward increasing consolidation is influenced by several factors, most notably the acquisition of novel technologies and the achievement of sales synergies. Features and benefits - Review the historical deal volumes and deal values of M&As in the medical device industry, and assess the key motivations underlying this activity - Learn from analysis of the top 10 deals in each medical device sector and their impact on the future growth of the industry. - Identify the major industry challenges and the deal strategies that have evolved in response to them in the various medical device sectors. - Gain from a comparative analysis of deal motivations in mature, growing, and emerging medical device markets. - Compare the trends in private equity investments, venture capital investments, and initial public offerings in the medical device industry. Highlights Aggressive consolidation between mid-market cap device companies reduced the pool of companies in this segment by 2007. Thus, the deals after 2007 primarily consisted of acquisitions by large market players of small companies with an innovative focus. Some of the major trends in medical device deals include an increase in private equity investments, crossborder and cross-sector acquisitions, lower transaction values, a decrease in VC funding, and the increased preference for milestone payments over upfront payments. Although large device firms have abundant cash reserves, the blockbuster acquisitions of the past decade have decreased the risk appetite of large players. As a result, VC-backed firms that have achieved commercialization of their technologies are becoming more attractive targets of acquisitions. Your key questions answered - What are the major motivations underlying mergers and acquisitions in the medical device industry? - What are the various types of deals in various medical device markets and what is the range of deal values involved? - What are the major growth strategies governing medical device deals and how do they differ between mature, growing, and emerging market segments? - What are the major trends in venture capital investments, IPOs, and private equity investments across the medical device industry? - What are the top 10 trends in medical device mergers and acquisitions and what are the expected future deal strategies?

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Executive Summary Overview of mergers and acquisitions in the medical device industry

Mergers and acquisitions in mature medical device sectors Mergers and acquisitions in the growth and emerging medical device sectors Major trends in medical device mergers and acquisitions About Business Insights Disclaimer Overview of mergers and acquistions in the medical device industry Summary Introduction History of medical device industry mergers and acquisitions (1996–2007) Overview Top acquiring companies Recent medical device industry mergers and acquisitions (2007–10) Deal volumes and analyses Deal volumes and analyses by sector Motivations underlying medical device industry mergers and acquisitions Industry consolidation Product portfolio diversification Geographical expansion Regulatory approval Sales synergies Achieving earning targets Augmenting roll-out strategies Maintaining competitive advantages through new technology buyouts Privatization Classification of the medical device industry Mergers and acquisitions in mature medical device sectors Summary Introduction Major market deals (2008–10) Major deals in the cardiovascular device market Major deals in the diagnostic device and imaging device markets Major deals in the patient monitoring device market Major deals in the respiratory device market Top 10 deals and underlying growth strategies in the mature markets Acquisition of ev3 by Covidien Acquisition of Evalve by Abbott Acquisition of CryoCath technologies by Medtronic Acquisition of Standard Diagnostics by Alere Acquisition of laboratory-based diagnostics business from Olympus by Beckman Coulter Acquisition of LightLab Imaging by St Jude Medical Acquisition of Somanetics by Covidien Acquisition of Criticare Systems by Opto Circuits Acquisition of Aspect Medical Systems by Covidien Acquisition of Vital Signs by GE Healthcare Growth strategies summary Mergers and acquisitions in the growth and emerging medical device sectors Summary Introduction Major market deals (2008–10) Major deals in the orthopedic device market Major deals in the dental device market Major deals in the ophthalmic device market Major deals in the neurological device market Top 10 deals and underlying growth strategies in the growth and emerging markets Acquisition of the spinal segment of Abbott by Zimmer Acquisition of Theken by Integra Life Sciences Acquisition of National Dentex by GDC Holdings Acquisition of Alpha Biotec by Nobel Biocare Acquisition of a stake in Alcon by Novartis

Acquisition of Visiogen by Abbott Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics by Abbott Acquisition of Chestnut Medical Technologies by ev3 Acquisition of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Systems by Bioness Growth strategies summary Major trends in medical device mergers and acquistions Summary Introduction Top 10 merger and acquisition trends Large number of acquisitions by private equity buyers Pharmaceutical companies diversifying into medical devices through acquisitions Acquisitions in the emerging markets Cross-sector acquisitions Large numbers of acquisitions are of public companies Prevalence of deals in the lower to middle market range (