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Advanced Medical Solutions Group PLC AMS

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Logistics of Brexit Trade With Europe Could Further Jumble Advanced Medical Solutions

Debbie S. Wang Senior Equity Analyst

Analyst Note

| Debbie S. Wang |

While narrow-moat Advanced Medical Solutions has not yet released full-year financial statements, we would not be surprised to see further disruption for the firm’s sales and inventory management, as the full effects of Brexit have begun to take effect. We’re leaving our fair value estimate unchanged for now. Much of AMS’s branded and non-branded product portfolio, which is typically used in surgical procedures and post-surgical recovery, was already under pressure as COVID-19 has damped the usual volume of non-pandemic surgeries, exacerbated by the series of lockdowns in the U.K. Even though the “will we or won’t we leave” uncertainty around Brexit has been settled, now firms actually have to grapple with the new logistical and process-oriented complexities of with exporting U.K. goods to the European continent.

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Company Profile

Business Description

U.K.-based Advanced Medical Solutions was founded in 1991 to design, develop, and manufacture advanced wound care products for other healthcare manufacturers. AMS' key branded products include the ActivHeal franchise of hydrogel, hydrocolloid, foam, and alginate wound dressings. The firm also manufactures and markets the LiquiBand product line for tissue adhesion in acute settings, and the Resorba line of sutures and collagen-based products for tissue repair. The firm derives approximately 57% of total revenue from branded products, with nonbranded contributing 43%.

Contact
Premier Park, 33 Road One, Winsford Industrial Estate
Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 3RT, United Kingdom
T +44 1606863500
Sector Healthcare
Industry Medical Instruments & Supplies
Most Recent Earnings
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2021
Stock Type
Employees 752

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