Orthopedic Companies Pump Brakes on M&A Activity

Orthopedic merger and acquisition activity increased every year between 2017 and 2020, peaking at 42 transactions that year. Companies remained aggressive in 2020 as they scooped up smaller or distressed assets. However, transaction volume fell to just 23 deals in 2021. Elevated prices – and continued pandemic fallout – contributed to the...

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Mike Evers is a Senior Market Analyst and writer with over 15 years of experience in the medical industry, spanning cardiac rhythm management, ER coding and billing, and orthopedics. He joined ORTHOWORLD in 2018, where he provides market analysis and editorial coverage.

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