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Back to blog August 31, 2020 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Investments in Medical Device Companies

The PEI M&A Research Database shows 481 private equity platform transactions in medical device companies:

  • 185 current investments, collectively owned by 127 unique private equity firms
  • 296 prior (exited) investments.

Of the 185 current investments in medical device companies, the most active private equity firms for platform investments are:

Sample Transactions

May 2020HealthpointCapital acquired a majority stake in IlluminOss Medical (East Providence, RI).

IlluminOss Medical is a medical device company focused on designing, developing, and marketing orthopedic fracture repair and stabilization products.

February 2020Ardian and Ergon Capital Partners co-invested in Palex (Barcelona, Spain).

Palex is Spain’s largest independent distributor of medical devices to public and private hospitals.

February 2020The Courtney Group and Centerfield Capital Partners acquired Tenacore Holdings (Santa Ana, CA).

Tenacore offers maintenance and repair services for medical devices and hospital equipment.

January 2020EW Healthcare Partners led an $85 million financing for Sonendo (Laguna Hills, CA).

Sonendo is a medical device company focused on the dental space.

November 2019H.I.G. BioHealth Partners and SV Health Investors co-led an $18M commercialization round for Clarify Medica (San Diego, CA).

Clarify Medical is a medical device company focused on developing innovative technology, products and services that improve care for people with chronic skin conditions.