Thursday, June 23, 2011

Dentsply to Acquire Astra Tech

Dentsply International (Nasdaq:XRAY) has agreed to acquire Astra Tech, Sweden, a unit of AstraZeneca, for USD approximately 1.8 billion. Astra Tech which had revenues of USD 535 million in 2010 is the world's third largest dental implant maker and also produces medical devices for urology and surgery.

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Friday, June 03, 2011

Thule Acquires Chariot Carriers

Thule, Sweden, has agreed to acquire Chariot Carriers, Canada, a designer and provider of bicycle trailers and child carriers. Chariot Carriers is located in Calgary and has annual revenues of CAD 25 million. Thule is controlled by the private equity group Nordic Capital since December, 2010.

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