In an effort to expand its sales to foot and ankle surgeons, medical-device maker Tornier (TRNX...

|About: Tornier BV (TRNX)|By:, SA News Editor

In an effort to expand its sales to foot and ankle surgeons, medical-device maker Tornier (TRNX +1.2%) acquires OrthoHelix Surgical Designs in a $135M cash and stock deal. Wells Fargo sees the match up as "smart" because it will increase the proportion of sales from the faster-growing extremities business versus its large-joint business.