Predicting the Future of Shoulder Arthroplasty

Predicting the Future of Shoulder Arthroplasty

Baptiste Martin, CEO of FX Shoulder USA, recently had a chance to discuss the shoulder arthroplasty industry with ODT Magazine’s Michael Barbella. See the article below to see Baptiste’s thoughts on how the market is evolving and how FX Shoulder USA is contributing to that development.

Michael Barbella: What trends/factors are currently impacting the global extremities market?
Baptiste Martin: The global shoulder arthroplasty market is growing quickly with a CAGR [compound annual growth rate] estimated at 7.6 percent from 2018 to 2024 reaching $1.9 billion in 2024. The U.S. market is worth over 40 percent of the entire market. By 2021, the shoulder arthroplasty market in the U.S. will be worth $928 million, according to Business Wire. The growth in the shoulder market is primarily based on the age of the population that requires a replacement of their gleno-humeral joint for arthritis or fractures. In addition, for example, the global rate for proximal humerus fractures, a common occurrence from accidents and falls as people age, has been increasing by 15 percent a year, according to

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Caliceo welcomes Martial Fritz as Marketing and Sales Director

Dedicated to fitness and well-being, the 6 Calicéo sites welcome nearly 1.2 million visitors each year around water relaxation activities, balneo pools, saunas and hammams, massage and beauty spaces or pools of water sports activities. Each site deploys over 4000m² of which 600 m² of pools.


Martial Fritz, 35, holds a master’s degree in international management and marketing from EM in partnership with the Strasbourg Chamber of Commerce and Industry. After an experience in the media world within the NRJ group, he joined Croisieurope in 2007 as Marketing and Communication Officer.He then joined the Barrière group, first at the Casino du Touquet, as Marketing and Commercial Manager, where he managed the marketing strategy of the various spaces (casino, restaurants, bars, theatre and lounges).
In 2008, he took part in the creation project of the Hotel Casino Barrière de Lille and became Marketing and Communication Director of the resort which opened its doors in 2010 (a casino, a 5-star hotel with spa, 3 restaurants, 4 bars, a theatre room and several lounges). He joined the management committee, took charge of artistic programming and took part in the development of the destination.

Since 2015, Martial has been Marketing and Communication Director of the Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s in Paris, where he has created a loyalty club dedicated to VIP customers and participated in the repositioning of the global offer and communication around the renovation and extension of the establishment.

One destination : Montgenèvre, one accomodatation :

Le Napoléon by CGH CGH

Because CGH knows better than anybody about the dreams of families, one bookes without hesitating to the Napoleon. Situated in front of the snow front and just a step from all the shops, this 4-star holiday residence of 55 apartments, from the studio to 5 rooms, proposes a whole range of services: delivery of  shopping, the Christmas Tree with its kit of decorations ; reservation of ski lessons, the ski passes and the skiing equipment;loan of raclette, fondue and grlll equipment ; provision of books, DVD, games, baby equipment… And because holidays are made to relax, we shall use and abuse of the spa (sauna, hammam, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, fitness) without forgetting to reserve a Sothys care. Félicita guaranteed!

 L'Express CGH 21nov2018

Ekkio acquires French spa chain Calicéo

By Hannah Langworth

23rd July 2018

Ekkio Capital has acquired French spa chain Calicéo.

The investment is the third from Ekkio’s fourth fund, which closed in May 2018 at €161m.

Founded in 1996 as a family business, Calicéo operates six sites in Toulouse, Perpignan, Nantes, Pau, Lyon and Bordeaux which together have around 1 million visitors every year. The business has around €17m of annual revenues.

Ekkio was advised by Roland Berger, Aigis, Squire Patton Boggs, Archimède, Alcaix & Associés, Kéo and Oderis; and the sellers by Adviso Partners, Fidal and KPMG.

Senior debt to support the transaction was provided by LCL and mezzanine debt by Indigo. LCL was advised by HSF and Indigo by De Pardieu Brocas Maffei.

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Laboratory Gravier revisits its shareholding with Ekkio Capital


If popularity for the bio is not to be anymore demonstrated in the food-processing industry, the phenomenon does not escape either the cosmetic. Since 2010, this market shows an annual growth of 6 % in France, for the biggest happiness of some actors who preside, following the example of Melvita, Weleda and Léa Nature, either still of Laboratory Gravel there. The latter moreover took advantage of these favorable winds to see again in depth his shareholding. Naxicap Partners, member of a minority party since 2010, records his exit for the benefit of Ekkio Capital, within the framework of a buy-out resting on a debt senior between 5 and 6 M€.



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BUILD UPSterience

Sterience pickaxe at German Vanguard for his first  add-on

By WS ¦ 28/09/2017 ¦ 10:38

A little more than two years after having “spinned-off” Sterience of the perimeter of Dalkia, Ekkio Capital accompanies this leader of outsourced sterilization of medical equipment in his first one build-up. The acquisition concerns an expert of the complex medical devices, Vanguard Medical Services France, the subsidiary of the german Vanguard. He appears …

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Pharmacie : Amatsigroup passes to form a part of Eurofins Scientific

Laurent Marcaillou, Les Echos

The Toulousian group of preparation of medicine for clinical trials is sold by the fund Ekkio Capital.

It joins one of the world leaders of biological analyses.

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