Stryker’s Minimally Invasive Acquisitions

For a company that has targeted minimally invasive surgical products of late, Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) has been highly visible in the acquisition arena this year. It started in February 2016. That month, the medical device giant announced three deals, totaling $2.03 billion. In April, three more acquisitions were announced, with only one disclosed price of $40.6 million. Halfway through September, the company has made two more acquisitions, for undisclosed prices. For those keeping score, that’s eight deals for approximately $4.1 billion. Stryker’s most recent deals have targeted Ivy Sports Medicine, LLC for its minimally invasive meniscal repair platform, and Restore... Read More »