M&A Not at the Top of Smith & Nephew plc's List Right Now, Says CEO

Published: May 05, 2017

The chief executive of Smith & Nephew said on Friday that M&A was not at the top of his agenda, as the focus was on driving growth at the artificial knee and hip maker.

A report in the Financial Times in March said Wright Medical (WMGI.O), a U.S. company that specialize in surgical implants for extremities like feet and ankles, could be a takeover target for the British company.

S&N Chief Executive Olivier Bohuon said M&A was "always on the agenda", and he had previously pointed to extremities as one of a number of areas of interest.

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