AstraZeneca (AZN) is in exclusive final talks to sell its Swedish healthcare and dental unit...

|About: AstraZeneca Group plc (AZN)|By:, SA News Editor

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.