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Polish Dental Distributor “Marrodent” Will Be Taken Over By Henry Schein


August 30, 2016
by PR Newswire

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire an 80 percent ownership position in Marrodent, one of Poland’s largest full-service dental distributors with 2015 sales of approximately $32 million. Henry Schein has served animal health customers in Poland since 2014, and Marrodent will mark the Company’s entry into Poland’s dental market.

The transaction is subject to approval by Poland’s competition authorities and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2016. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“We are delighted to enter Poland’s dental market through Marrodent and we see considerable opportunity to expand this business among¬†the country’s approximately 26,000 practicing dentists and approximately 20,000 dental offices,” said Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein. “We look forward to working together and serving the Polish dental community with the same high standards and commitment to efficiency and success that customers throughout the world have come to expect from Henry Schein.”

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