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Orthopedics M&A Moving From Center To Extremities

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

For the past few years, medical device VCs have slowly steered their capital away from spine start-ups and towards other opportunities in orthopedics, like extremities. Now, after years of near zero acquisition activity, strategic acquirers made not one but two significant acquisitions of extremities companies, creating a bit of a race to acquire a share of this small, but growing market.

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