Straumann took an axe,and gave Nobel forty whacks

From Reuters – April 28, 2011 – by Silke Koltrowitz

Nobel Biocare expects market growth in 2011

ZURICH, April 28 (Reuters) – Swiss dental implant maker
Nobel Biocare (NOBN.VX) said it expected to return to mid
single-digit growth, in line with the market, by mid-year, when
posting a weaker-than-expected first-quarter net profit.

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Nobel Biocare, knocked off top spot in the dental implant
market by Swiss rival Straumann (STMN.S) last year, said on
Thursday net profit fell two thirds to 12.9 million euros ($18.9

The group booked a one-off currency gain of 30.1 million
euros in the 2010 period.

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