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June 22, 2011 News Implantology

Astra Sells Dental Unit for $1.8 Billion

by ken

By Margot Patrick from the Wall Street Journal LONDON–AstraZeneca PLC said Wednesday it has agreed to sell Astra Tech to Dentsply International Inc. for $1.8 billion,after a sale process that attracted strong interest from private-equity firms and strategic buyers looking to tap into

June 21, 2011 News Implantology

AstraZeneca Near Sale of Unit to Dentsply

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From Bloomberg – June 21, 2011 AstraZeneca Plc (AZN) is close to an agreement to sell Astra Tech, a Swedish maker of dental implants and medical devices, to Dentsply International Inc. (XRAY) for about $1.8 billion,said a person with knowledge of the sale.

April 17, 2011 News Dental industryImplantology

AstraZeneca to sell £1.3 billion dental unit as it focuses on medicine business

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From the DailyMail in the UK – 1.3 billion pounds is 2.04 billion Cdn dollars Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has begun a £1.3 billion auction of its dental implants and medical devices division as it looks to focus on its core medicine

March 4, 2011 News CAD/CAMCone beam computed tomographyGeneral NewsImplantologyTrends in Dentistry

Astra Tech is ON FIRE!!!!!

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3Shape and Astra Tech have agreed on a global strategic alliance. The scandinavian companies intend to develop of a new software. (DTI/Photo courtesy of Dimitriy Shironosov) Mar 4, 2011 | EUROPE Scandinavian dental specialists form global alliance by Yvonne Bachmann,

February 24, 2011 News Implantology

About 20 bidders circle AstraZeneca unit – interesting, but I just liked the design of corporate headquarters by Frank Gehry

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By Quentin Webb LONDON | Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:34am EST (Reuters) – About 20 bidders are readying offers for all or parts of Astra Tech, the dental and medical devices unit that AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) hopes could fetch $2 billion, people

February 21, 2011 News ImplantologyTradeshows

Astra Tech at the IDS

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Check out the link on the Astra Tech website for their technical videos Astra Tech Videos  Products At Astra Tech Dental we aim to provide dental professionals with the freedom of unlimited possibilities when it comes to implant therapy. Our

November 18, 2010 News Implantology

UH OH!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

AZ looks to sell off Astra Tech dental and devices unit WORLD NEWS | NOVEMBER 17, 2010 KEVIN GROGAN AstraZeneca has reportedly hired JPMorgan to find buyers for its Astra Tech business,the sale of which could bring in $2 billion. The