MTI 100: The Rise And Fall Of Medtech's Giants
The global medtech industry has a new leader, after a bulked-up Medtronic knocked Johnson & Johnson off its throne. But astute M&A deals, as well as divestments and knock-on impact from poor sales and negative currency effects, have also led to other movements in the medtech company rankings. Medtech Insight's 2016 edition of its annual league tables – MTI 100 and the Top 10 sector leaders – show who's climbed up and who's slipped down.
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After knocking Johnson & Johnson off its long-held top position last year, Medtronic has successfully retained the lead in the global medtech market for the second year running in Medtech Insight's MTI 100 rankings. Meanwhile, movement and reshuffling in the ranks continued among other top-tier industry players as they reaped the rewards from previous M&A deals and long-term growth strategies. In this article, we take a closer look at the top-10 overall players, and see who's leapt in front of rivals and who's left eating dust in Medtech Insight's 2017 edition of its annual ranking.
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The global medtech industry has a new leader, after a bulked-up Medtronic bumped Johnson & Johnson from first place. But astute M&A deals, as well as divestments and impact from poor sales and negative currency effects, have also led to other movements in the medtech rankings, according to Medtech Insight's annual review at the top medical device companies.