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DENTSPLY International Inc. (XRAY)

  • Jun. 22, 2011, 5:52 AM
    Dentsply (XRAY) is paying $1.8B for AstraZeneca's (AZN) dental-implants unit. The unit, Astra Tech, had generated significant interest as strategic buyers and P-E firms took notice of the fast-growing dental implants sector.
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  • Jun. 21, 2011, 7:55 AM
    AstraZeneca (AZN) is in exclusive final talks to sell its Swedish healthcare and dental unit Astra Tech to Dentsply (XRAY) in a transaction that could value the subsidiary at about $1.8B, sources say. Dentsply has outbid private equity group EQT Partners, medical company Biomet and others.
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Company Description
DENTSPLY International, Inc. is a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of consumable dental products for the professional dental market. The Company also manufactures and markets other consumable medical device products.