A simple Google search for the best hearing aid might not seem all that simple. There are over 15 International hearing aid brands prevalent in the Indian market and each would carry a product-range in excess of 100 products.
As with any maturing industry, the hearing aid industry has also seen several mergers and acquisitions, bringing the real players to just a handful today. Though there are several small companies trying to manufacture or contract-manufacture hearing aids, there are essentially the Big 6 Manufacturers that one would consider. Amongst them, they control more than 90% of the global market.
|William Demant A/s||Publicly Listed||Denmark|
|Sonova Holding AG||Publicly Listed||Switzerland|
|GN ReSound||Publicly Listed||Denmark|
|Sivantos Group||Private (PE-investors)||Singapore|
|Starkey Hearing Technologies||Private (Family Owned)||USA|
|Widex A/s||Private (Family Owned)||Denmark|