AstraZeneca sells its med tech arm to Dentsply for $1.8 billion in cash | Deals Roundup

June 23, 2011 by MassDevice staff

Dentsply picks up AstraZeneca's medical device arm for $1.8 billion, expects to become the third biggest dental device distributor in the world.


AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN) announced that it signed a definitive agreement to sell its medical device arm, Astra Tech, to dental device maker Dentsply International Inc. (NSDQ:XRAY) for $1.8 billion in cash.

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