With the rising popularity of outpatient procedures and further innovation in orthopedics, the specialty is becoming a more attractive investment opportunity for private equity firms.
Here are four recent private equity transactions in spine and orthopedics in the past month.
Linden Capital Partners acquired Collagen Matrix Aug 1. The company's collagen products can be used in a variety of applications including the device sectors of neurosurgery, orthopedics, spine and sports medicine.
New York-based private equity firm Kohlberg & Company invested in Greenwich, Conn.-based Orthopaedic Neurosurgery Specialists, a three-location multispecialty group.
Cincinnati-based Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine launched a national management services organization in partnership with private equity firm Revelstoke Capital Partners. Beacon's management team will lead operations at the MSO and provide extensive resources and capabilities to support the practice's clinical operations.
Private equity-backed medical manufacturer Medin Technologies acquired Advantage Manufacturing Technologies. AMT creates orthopedic implants. Medin acquired the company through its new wholly owned subsidiary, AMT Medical.