IndustryWatch - The medical devices and equipment industry, a hotbed of big-deal consolidation for nearly a decade, is facing a slower pace of acquisitions and smaller deals. A general economic slowdown and cost containment pressures in health care are seen as delimiting factors. Experts look for future deals to expand dominance of category leaders within the industry.
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Mergers & acquisitions. - New York, NY : Investment Dealers' Digest, ISSN 0026-0010, ZDB-ID 8628555. - Vol. 36.2001, 3, p. 18-19