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ReAble, DJO merger gets FTC (Federal Trade Commission) go-ahead:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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ReAble Therapeutics' merger with musculoskeletal and vascular health specialist DJO Incorporated has received the green light from the US Federal Trade Commission, after it granted early termination of the required antitrust waiting period. The deal, which will see private equity company The Blackstone Group acquire Vista, California-based DJO and merge it with ReAble (see Clinica No 1265, p 11), is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2007, and is worth approximately $1.6bn.

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