Welcome to MassDevice’s annual audit of the ups, downs and in-betweens of the year that was. For the medical device industry, 2012 was more or less defined by efforts to undermine the medical device tax and ride through economic turbulence.
Here’s the close of the top 10 stories of the year for the medical device world. Stay tuned in 2012 for the trends that continue to shape the industry!
Stay tuned for MassDevice’s Top 10 Part II and Part III for more on the biggest news of the year.
Curt Hartman, the interim CEO of medical device company Stryker Corp., told analysts that the medical device tax set for next year will force companies to move their operations overseas, eliminating American jobs.
A look at the most acquisitive medical device companies, culled from MassDevice.com’s Big 100 database of more than 1,300 medical device industry transactions.
MassDevice.com’s Big 100 database revealed the medical device companies that post the highest net profit margins – and the lowest.
Was hedge fund giant David Tepper’s new stake in Boston Scientific an indication that it’s ripe for a private equity buyout?