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V Brothers Do It Again—For $375 Million

Image created by RRY Publications, LLC / Sources: SBI, V Bros and Stryker
Image created by RRY Publications, LLC / Sources: SBI, V Bros and Stryker

While the orthopedic world focuses on the big deals of scale, the Viscogliosi Brothers and Stryker Corporation strike a deal focused on clinical innovation. Stryker is buying Small Bone Innovations and the STAR Ankle for $375 million. After lots of roadblocks, the V Brothers do it again. Tony Viscogliosi tells us how it was done.

Surprising MicroPort Orthopedics

Image created by RRY Publications, LLC / Sources: MicroPort Orthopedics, Wikimedia Commons and Yassine Mrabet
Image created by RRY Publications, LLC / Sources: MicroPort Orthopedics, Wikimedia Commons and Yassine Mrabet

Simply put, MicroPort is the most interesting company in large joint recon. With the big guys pushing scale economics, MicroPort is betting on innovation economics—and geographic expansion. Think #1 ortho company in China on top of a powerful innovation engine—all from Memphis, USA. These guys are on to something.

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