Does Medtech Have an Appetite for M&A?


M&A in recent years has dramatically transformed the medtech industry, and executives have continued to sign deals, with several transactions worth hundreds of millions and the Abbott-St. Jude Medical megamerger already announced this year.

Will medtech keep up this brisk purchasing pace? Do fewer potential targets mean fewer future deals? With large medical device companies snapping up other companies, will the need for integration and time to digest those acquisitions delay or prevent other transactions?


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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