Ivy exited in 2008
Auriga Medical Products GmbH located in Zuchwil, Switzerland,
was the parent company of Clinical House GmbH, one of Germany’s
biggest medical distribution companies. In northern Germany, Clinical
House, GmbH was the official exclusive distributor of all SYNTHES®
Biomerix Corporation is a medical technology company developing
novel devices in endovascular, neurovascular, and orthopedic medicine.
The Company's devices utilize a novel, proprietary biomaterial,
the Biomerix Reticulated Matrix, a biocompatible, biodurable polyurethane
scaffold which has been demonstrated to support tissue ingrowth.
Founded in late 2001, Biomerix is currently developing four products
addressing an aggregate worldwide market opportunity of approximately
$2 billion. The Company's first device, the Biomerix Vascular Occlusion
Device, received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. FDA in February
2005. For more information, please visit www.biomerix.com.
Encore Medical Corp. was acquired by Blackstone Capital Partners on November 11, 2006
Encore Medical Corp. headquartered in Austin, Texas engages
in the development, manufacture, and distribution of orthopedic devices
and related products in the United States. Its products are used to
treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions resulting from degenerative
diseases, deformities, traumatic events, and sports-related injuries,
as well as for at-home physical therapy.
Ivy exited in 2008
Exactech, Inc. headquartered in Gainesville, Florida engages
in the development, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and sale
of orthopedic implant devices, related surgical instrumentation,
and biologic services to hospitals and physicians in the United
States and internationally. The Company offers various joint replacement
systems, including knee, shoulder, and hip implant systems; and
biologic allograft services and bone cement materials used in orthopedic
surgery for the repair or replacement of joints. Exactech, Inc.
is a publicly-traded company on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol
Gentis, Inc. located in Philadelphia, PA, was formed in June
2000 to commercialize breakthrough technologies for orthopedic treatments
emanating from more than a decade of proprietary research work at
the Center for Bioactive Materials and Tissue Engineering of the
University of Pennsylvania. The Company is developing synthetic
products that represent fundamental improvements for treating degenerated
intervertebral discs of the spine and other musculoskeletal lesions.
HealthMark Partners, Inc. located in Nashville, TN, acquired Alliance Surgery, Inc. in April 2008. HealthMark develops, owns and operates both inpatient and outpatient ambulatory surgical facilities. By partnering with the best surgeons in the communities in which it operates and focusing its service offerings, HealthMark is able to deliver the highest quality care in the most cost effective setting to its patients.
Company liquidated in October 2009
Highlands Acquisition, Corp. headquartered in Montvale, NJ, was a special
purpose acquisition company (SPAC) organized to acquire one or
more healthcare operating businesses. The Company was formed as
a partnership between Ivy Capital Partners and Kanders & Company,
a private investment firm that utilizes a private equity approach
to building public companies. Highlands was a publicly-traded company
on the AMEX under the ticker symbol HIA.
IVYREHAB Network, Inc., headquartered in Harrison, New York,
provides progressive physical therapy in outpatient facilities located
throughout the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state region.
The Company’s mission is to maximize the ability of all injured
patients to return to their highest level of performance in the
shortest and safest possible time. IVYREHAB’s business model
promotes an economic partnership between the Company and its director-level
therapists in order to attract quality clinicians and ensure that
the Company’s goals are properly aligned with those of senior
management. IVYREHAB is unconditionally committed to its
patients, employees and physician referral base as it recognizes
that at the end of the day, “it’s all about the people.”
MAKO Surgical Corp. MAKO provides an advanced robotic solution and orthopedic implants for minimally invasive orthopedic knee procedures. MAKO's proprietary cleared, FDA robotic surgery system offers surgeons patient-specific visualization and the tools to safely treat early to mid-stage osteoarthritic knee disease in a reproducible manner.
MAKO Surgical Corp. completed an initial public offering on February 11, 2008 and is listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange under the ticker MAKO.
OsteoBiologics, Inc. was acquired by
Smith & Nephew plc on July 11, 2006
OsteoBiologics, Inc. located in San Antonio,
Texas, develops and manufactures bioabsorbable polymeric scaffolds,
films, and related instrumentation for the repair and replacement
of bone and articular cartilage. In July 2006, the Company was sold
to Smith & Nephew plc for $72.3 million.
ONI Medical Systems, Inc., was acquired by GE Healthcare in November 2009.
ONI Medical Systems, Inc., headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts,
develops and markets a family of dedicated purpose MRI systems that
offer high-field performance at a low cost. The Company’s
first product, the OrthOne® and its new MSK Extreme™,
are high-field (1.0 and 1.5 Tesla), dedicated-purpose MRI systems for extremity
imaging that provide hospital quality diagnostic images. The OrthOne®
and MSK Extreme™ are the only compact design, high-field,
truly open configuration extremity MRI systems available in the
medical marketplace. Requiring about 200 square feet of floor space,
the ONI extremity MRI is easily sited in hospitals, diagnostic imaging
centers and orthopedic/sports medicine practices. ONI’s extremity
MRI systems also provide a quiet, comfortable, non-claustrophobic
experience for patients.
Pivot Medical, Inc., located in Sunnyvale, CA, is a privately
held company addressing a large unmet need in non-spine orthopedic
areas. For strategic reasons the Company is yet not divulging specific
information about their operations or the products they are developing.
Ivy Sports Medicine LLC, Located in Montvale NJ was founded in June 2011
and acquired assets from ReGen Biologics out of Chapter 11. Ivy Sports Medicines
flagship product is the Collagen Meniscus Implant (CMI). It is a biologically-derived
implant engineered to guide new tissue growth within the meniscus and allow
patient to return to a more active liftstyle. For more information, please visit www.ivysportsmed.com.
Scandius Biomedical Inc. was acquired
by Covidien Plc on November 8, 2007.
Scandius BioMedical, Inc. headquartered
in Littleton, Massachusetts, designs, manufactures, and markets
products for the orthopedic sports
medicine market. The Company is focused on accelerating innovative
solutions for minimally invasive orthopedic sports medicine
With its STRATIS™ ACL Femoral Fixation Implant and its TriTis™
Tibial Fixation System and Implant the Company is able to offer
surgeons a complete solution for their soft tissue ACL reconstruction
needs. Both technologies offer surgeons a simplified approach to
repairing the single most common sports-related orthopedic joint
injury - the reconstruction of a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Scandius maintains a strong R&D pipeline focused on procedure
specific products that treat a variety of sports-related injuries,
with future developments addressing the areas of meniscal repair,
articular cartilage and arthroscopic shoulder surgery.
Serica Technologies, Inc. has sold to Allergan, Inc in January 2010 and its orthopedic and veterinary assets were retained and spun into a new company, Alacer Biomedical.
Serica Technologies, Inc. located in Medford, MA is a growth
stage medical device company pioneering sophisticated silk-based
biomaterial platforms for tissue rejuvenation. Serica's proprietary silk based biomaterial products are currently in pre-clinical and clinical development and are being studied for applications in orthopedics, aesthetic surgery, veternary medicine and other general surgery applications where a mechanical strong, bioresonable tissue scaffold is required.
Spinal Kinetics located in Redwood City, California, is an
early stage company developing innovative products used in spinal
surgery. The Company is pioneering a new generation of artificial
discs for treating Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) in the cervical
and lumbar spine. The Company’s unique technology is designed
to replicate a natural vertebral disc in its structure and physiologic
range of motion in all planes, including axial compression and rotation.
This “natural” artificial disc has been designed to
enable patients to move freely while enjoying a sustained quality
of life. The Company’s first product is in clinical trials
and has not been approved for sale in the U.S.
Stanmore Implants Worldwide Ltd, located north of London in Stanmore,
England, is a privately held orthopedic company, focused on saving
and restoring the function of limbs and joints. The Company provides patient-specific and standardized orthopedic implants for limb salvage, complex joint replacements and prosthetic attachment. Stanmore Implants was spun-out of the University College of London's Centre for Biomedical Engineering as a vehicle to commercialize the College's intellectual property.