European Medical Device Markets Report 2018: Specific Device Markets, M&A, Bellwether Companies by Country, 2017-2022

5/14/2018, 11:31 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Dublin, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "European Medical Device Markets (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Other Markets)" report has been added to's offering.

The heavily regulated European medical device industry has unique challenges and opportunities. Devices need to be approved for reimbursement and prices are negotiated by governments. Companies in the field must make constant research and development investments to produce the innovations that drive market success.

As part of its extensive coverage, European Medical Device Markets contains an overview of medical devices and relevant regulation in European markets; market size estimate and forecast to 2022 for the European market and individual country markets, including Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and others; an index of bellwether device companies; markets for specific categories of medical devices; a look at market drivers and limiters; and company profiles of major device concerns.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In this increasingly competitive market, medical device companies have been very active with acquisitions. It often goes beyond the desire to acquire novel technologies. Medical device companies are seeking strategic acquisitions to fill gaps in their portfolios in a manner that will help them offer more complete solutions. There is a trend toward consolidation, driven in part by the necessity to reduce costs as pricing pressures mount from hospital customers.

The report provides details of recent transactions in the market, including:

  • Highest Valued Medical Device M&A Deals (2015-2017 YTD)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in the Medical Device Market, 2015-2017 YTD
  • Medical Device M&A Combined Value by Year (2015-2017 YTD)

Specific Device Markets

With respect to specific device markets, the report provides descriptions of some selected device areas and discusses important market dynamics specific to those areas.

Bellwether Companies

For the purposes of this study, this report has identified fifteen medical device companies with a diverse enough product range, significant revenues and performance to provide insight into the European medical device industry. The companies offer diversified product offerings, spread across several segments or subsegments of medical device participation.

Revenue performance and R&D spending for these bellwether companies is provided:

  • Revenue Performance, Bellwether Companies, 2016 vs. 2017
  • Research and Development Spending, Bellwether Companies, 2016 and 2017

Market Analysis, Including Market Indicators by Country

The coming years will test the strategies of device companies to innovate and develop markets, with some of the traditional sources of revenues challenged as reimbursement reduction schemes in Europe disrupt even the most innovative of device companies that are able to develop products that can command higher prices.

Growth, however, is expected to be stable and increasingly climbing; with a slow rate of growth expected initially, followed by increasing revenue growth as European markets make strides in healthcare delivery and economic recovery becomes visible later in the report's forecast period. European Medical Device Markets looks at market revenues and trends, including:

  • Medical Device Spending as a Percentage of European Health Spending, by Country, 2016 (Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, France, Germany)
  • Global European Medical Device Market 2015-2022 (in billions % at manufacturer level)
  • Significant Country Device Revenues in Europe 2015-2022 ($ billions) (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Poland, Others)
  • Global Population Trends, Total Population vs. Age 65+ Population, 2000-2050
  • Global Prevalence of Disease, 2000, 2015 and Projected 2030 (Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Depression, Asthma, Coronary Heart Disease / Ischemic Heart Disease, COPD, Epilepsy, Alzheimer's Disease, HIV / AIDS, Stroke Survivors, Cancer, Tuberculosis, Parkinson's Disease, ESRD)
  • Mortality: Chronic vs. Acute, 2015

European Medical Device Markets also examines market indicators by country, looking at medical device market size for 2017, medical device market CAGR for 2017-2022, total population, aging population, urban population, health spending, health resources, health status, and leading causes of death for the following countries:

  • Germany Medical Device Market Indicators
  • France Medical Device Market Indicators
  • United Kingdom Medical Device Market Indicators
  • Italy Medical Device Market Indicators
  • Spain Medical Device Market Indicators
  • Switzerland Medical Device Market Indicators
  • Sweden Medical Device Market Indicators
  • Poland Medical Device Market Indicators

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

  • Overview
  • Size and Growth of the Market
  • Top Companies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Scope and Methodology
  • Conclusions

2. Introduction

  • Overview
  • Table Summary: Selected EU Countries Medical Devices, 2017 Update
  • Regulation in Europe

3. Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Introduction
  • Selected Significant Device Industry Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Table Highest Valued Medical Device M&A Deals (2015-2017 YTD)
    • Medtronic Acquires Covidien and Other Companies
    • Abbott: Acquisitions, Divestures and the Alere Deal
    • Pfizer and the $17 Billion Hospira Acquisition
    • Zimmer Finalizes Biomet Acquisition
    • BD Acquires CareFusion
    • Cardinal Health Strengthens Position in Medical Device Market with Medtronic Asset Acquisition
    • Dentsply-Sirona Merger
    • Johnson & Johnson and Abbott Medical Optics: Combined #2 in Vision Care Industry
    • Thermo Fisher Scientific Completes Major Deals in 2016
    • Danaher and Cepheid: Expanding Access to Molecular Diagnostic Technologies
    • Tornier and Wright Medical Merger Finalized
    • Stryker Corporation Active in M&A
    • Hill-Rom Completes Acquisition of Welch Allyn
    • Siemens Healthineers and Epocal Inc (Alere subsidiary)
    • Integra LifeSciences and Codman Neurosurgery from Johnson & Johnson
    • Abbott and Alere
    • Pending Deals (as of December 2017)

4. Specific Device Markets

  • Wheelchairs
  • Defibrillators
  • Pacemakers
  • Medical Gloves
  • Advanced Wound Care Devices
  • Blood Collection Supplies
  • Catheters
  • Gastric Banding and Bariatric Devices
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Dialysis
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • Hip Implants
  • Knee Implants
  • Medical Beds
  • X-Ray and Digital X-Ray
  • Intraocular Lens Devices
  • Infusion Pumps
  • Point-of-Care Tests (POC)
  • Stents
  • Respiratory Devices
  • Critical Care Analysis
  • Nasal Cannulae
  • CPAP Devices
  • Wearable Devices
  • Ostomy Products

5. Bellwether Companies

  • Revenue Performance - 15 Bellwether Companies
  • Investment in Research and Development

6. Market Analysis

  • Market Drivers
  • Market Constraints
  • Medical Device Market Size and Growth

7. Company Profiles: Bellwether

  • Medtronic
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Philips
  • Becton Dickinson & Co. (BD)
  • Stryker Corporation
  • GE Healthcare
  • Abbott
  • Boston Scientific
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • B. Braun
  • Baxter International
  • Olympus Medical Systems
  • Smith & Nephew Plc.

8. Company Profiles: Other Market Participants

  • 3M Healthcare
  • Abbott
  • Access Scientific, LLC
  • Acutronic Medical Systems AG
  • Advanced Bionics AG
  • Angiodynamics
  • ArjoHuntleigh
  • B. Braun
  • Baxter International
  • Becton Dickenson & Co.
  • Boston Scientific
  • BSN Medical
  • Cardinal Health
  • Coloplast
  • Convatec
  • Cook Medical
  • Cooper Surgical
  • CR Bard
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Dentsply-Sirona
  • Dragerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
  • Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited
  • Fresenius
  • GF Health Products Inc.
  • Haemonetics
  • Hill-Rom
  • Hollister Incorporated
  • Invacare Corporation
  • IRadimed Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Masimo Corporation
  • Medtronic
  • Mindray
  • Nova Biomedical
  • Olympus Medical Systems
  • Paul Hartmann, AG
  • PerkinElmer, Inc
  • Philips
  • Resmed
  • Roche
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • Smith & Nephew Plc
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Teleflex Inc
  • Terumo Corporation
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Zyno Medical

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