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Tornier: Building an Extremities Play in Orthopedics

Executive Summary

For years, investors from private equity firm Warburg Pincus and venture capital firm The Vertical Group contemplated the notion of building an orthopedics business in extremities, a subsegment the big orthopedics players had all but ignored. Now in French orthopedics company, Tornier, they believe they've found the perfect platform. The question is: can they strike gold in an area no one else has been able to mine?

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