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AstraZeneca to sell med device biz for $1.8 billion

Thu, 06/23/2011 - 9:42am
Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology

Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca plc (NYSE: AZN) said Wednesday it will sell its medical devices unit, the Swedish company Astra Tech, to DENTSPLY International (Nasdaq: XRAY) for $1.8 billion.

Astra Tech has a dental division, making dental implants, and a healthcare division, making medical devices primarily for urology and surgery. The company posted $535 million in 2010 revenue.

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