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Dentsply to acquire Astra Tech for $1.8bn

Executive Summary

Dentsply International Inc. (dental implants and other devices) has agreed to pay $1.8bn in cash to acquire AstraZeneca PLC’s dental and urology device unit Astra Tech AB. The purchase will move Dentsply into the number three market position for dental implant manufacturing, behind Straumann Holding and Nobel Biocare.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
    • Consumables, Central Supplies
    • Implantable Devices
    • Surgical Equipment & Devices
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash

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