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Year in Review


The latest installment of THE ORTHOPAEDIC INDUSTRY ANNUAL REPORT®, has launched and, as a Member benefit, a PDF will be delivered to your inbox.

Orthopaedic market sales reached ~$45.5 billion in 2014, a growth rate of three percent over 2013, according to ORTHOWORLD’s estimate. As noted in Exhibit 1, eight companies secured revenue in excess of $1 billion and claimed 71 percent of the global orthopaedic market in 2014. Upon the closing of Zimmer’s acquisition of Biomet in 1H15, ORTHOWORLD estimates that the company’s overall industry market share will increase to 17 percent.

This year’s installment details how M&A is shaping the industry and highlights the revenue gap between the leaders and hundreds of others that play in the space. Exhibit 1 indicates that companies with between $300 million and $1 billion in revenue make up 11 percent of the overall industry. The report digs deeper than in past years to show who those companies are and the percentage of the market they command.

The Annual Report provides a high-level view of the industry and strategic activity taking place. In response to Members’ requests, ORTHOWORLD has also launched updated company profiles, which summarize notable strategic activity in 2013 and 2014 and observations on each company’s future movement. The first batch of profiles published in 2015 cover the implant-focused companies mentioned in Exhibit 1—DePuy Synthes, Stryker, Smith & Nephew, Arthrex and, as one profile, Zimmer Biomet. The profiles can be purchased as a series or individually.

Finally, in further responding to Member requests, a special Member rate has been implemented on all new reports.

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Exhibit 1 Source: ORTHOWORLD, Inc.