“Mobius Imaging and Cardan Robotics bring expertise in advanced imaging and robotics, as well as a robust product pipeline, that will provide Stryker the opportunity to increase its presence in Orthopaedics, Spine and Neurotechnology,” said Spencer Stiles, Stryker’s Group President, Orthopaedics and Spine. “With this acquisition, we are positioned to make healthcare better by providing more complete procedural solutions, including sales, service, and support.  We remain committed to our surgeons and helping them achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients.”

Forward-looking statements

This press release contains information that includes or is based on forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities law that are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to: the failure to satisfy any of the closing conditions, including the receipt of any required regulatory clearances; delays in consummating the acquisition of Mobius Imaging and GYS Tech; unexpected charges or expenses in connection with the acquisition of Mobius Imaging and GYS Tech; weakening of economic conditions that could adversely affect the level of demand for our products; pricing pressures generally, including cost-containment measures that could adversely affect the price of or demand for our products; changes in foreign exchange markets; legislative and regulatory actions; unanticipated issues arising in connection with clinical studies and otherwise that affect U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of new products, including Mobius Imaging products; potential supply disruptions; changes in reimbursement levels from third-party payors; a significant increase in product liability claims; the ultimate total cost with respect to recall-related matters; the impact of investigative and legal proceedings and compliance risks; resolution of tax audits; the impact of the federal legislation to reform the United States healthcare system; costs to comply with medical device regulations; changes in financial markets; changes in the competitive environment; our ability to integrate acquisitions, including the acquisition of Mobius Imaging and GYS Tech; and our ability to realize anticipated cost savings. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com.

Contacts

For investor inquiries please contact:
Katherine Owen, Vice President, Strategy & Investor Relations at 269-385-2600 or katherine.owen@stryker.com

For media inquiries please contact:
Yin Becker, Vice President, Communications, Public Affairs and Corporate Marketing at 269-385-2600 or yin.becker@stryker.com

Source: Stryker Corporation, 21st October 2019

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