AorTech International plc (AOR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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AorTech International plc (AorTech) is a medical device company. It undertakes development, manufacture, and commercialization of biomedical polymer technology, components and medical devices. The company provides a broad range of polyurethane materials for applications in cardiovascular surgery, interventional cardiology, cardiac rhythm management, orthopedic, plastic surgery, gastroenterological and urological applications. It offers Elast-Eon biostable polyurethanes used in medical devices for long term implantation; ECSil, biomedical polymers for pacing and neurostimulation leads, spinal disc, and breast implant; and Elast-Eon reaction injection molding (RIM) products. The company has its manufacturing and research and development facility in Rogers, Minnesota, the US and is certified by ISO 9001/EN 13485. AorTech is headquartered in Surrey, Scotland, the UK.

AorTech focuses on development and protection of its product portfolio through patents and licensing of its products and proprietary technology. This intent is reflected from the recent receipt of ISO 9001:2008 and 13485:2003 certification for its new manufacturing and R&D facility at Rogers, MN. The also focuses on development of a wide span of pipeline products for its medical devices business.

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									                 AorTech International plc (AOR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                        Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDME1318FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: SEP 2012

          Level Two, Springfield House, 23
                                                             Phone              +44 1932 252123                 Revenue          5 (million USD)
          Oatlands Drive
          Weybridge, SCO                                     Fax                +44 1932 251113                 Net Profit       -3.96 (million USD)
          KT139LZ                                            Website            aortech.com                     Employees        32
                                                                                AOR [SEATS            (AIM
          United Kingdom                                     Exchange                                           Industry         Medical Equipment
                                                                                Market)]

       Company Overview
       AorTech International plc (AorTech) is a medical device company. It undertakes development, manufacture, and
       commercialization of biomedical polymer technology, components and medical devices. The company provides a broad range of
       polyurethane materials for applications in cardiovascular surgery, interventional cardiology, cardiac rhythm management,
       orthopedic, plastic surgery, gastroenterological and urological applications. It offers Elast-Eon biostable polyurethanes used in
       medical devices for long term implantation; ECSil, biomedical polymers for pacing and neurostimulation leads, spinal disc, and
       breast implant; and Elast-Eon reaction injection molding (RIM) products.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      AorTech International plc, SWOT Analysis
         Frank Maguire                       Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Eddie McDaid                        Director
                                                                                      Flagship Product - Elast Eon           Declining Cash Reserves
         Jon Pither                          Director
                                                                                      Strong Research and
         Gordon Wright                       Director
                                                                                      Development Activities
         Dr Stuart Rollason                  Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Business Expansion                     Competitive Environment
         AorTech International plc
                                                                                      Market Growth in Emerging              Stringent Government
        Share Price (GBP) as on 17-Sep-                                  1.34         Economies                              Regulations
        2012
        EPS (GBP)                                                       -0.82
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million GBP)                                           10        GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                      8
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                        5
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Mar 06, 2012         AorTech Announces Completion Of Major
                                                                                                           Elements Of Factory Move
                                                                                      Sep 08, 2011         AorTech Updates On Factory Move
                                                                                      Jun 16, 2011         AorTech Relocates Primary Manufacturing
                                                                                                           Operations From Australia To US
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       AorTech International plc - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................ 4
       AorTech International plc - Key Employees........................................................................................................................................ 5
       AorTech International plc - Key Employee Biographies ..................................................................................................................... 6
       AorTech International plc - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................... 7
       AorTech International plc - History ..................................................................................................................................................... 8
       AorTech International plc - Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 10
       AorTech International plc - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................... 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       AorTech International plc - Key Manufacturing Facilities .................................................................................................................. 14
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       AorTech International plc - Business Description ............................................................................................................................. 15
       AorTech International plc - SWOT Analysis ..................................................................................................................................... 16
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 16
          AorTech International plc - Strengths............................................................................................................................................ 16
             Strength - Flagship Product - Elast Eon .................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Strong Research and Development Activities........................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Strategic Agreements ............................................................................................................................................... 16
          AorTech International plc - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................... 16
             Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves ...................................................................................................................................... 16
          AorTech International plc - Opportunities...................................................................................................................................... 17
             Opportunity - Business Expansion ............................................................................................................................................ 17
             Opportunity - Market Growth in Emerging Economies .............................................................................................................. 17
             Opportunity - Growing Cardiovascular Diseases ....................................................................................................................... 17
          AorTech International plc - Threats ............................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Competitive Environment ............................................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - Stringent Government Regulations .............................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - Industry Consolidation Challenges ...........
								
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