Henry Schein Picks up Another Dental Distribution Service

In late August 2016, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC) announced its seventh dental acquisition since 2014. The acquisition of Marrodent gave the global dental products giant a presence in Poland, where Marrodent distributes dental equipment and dental laboratory supplies. With this addition, Henry Schein’s dental business now has operations or affiliates in 27 countries. In […]

Dentsply Sirona Picks Up MIS Implants

Just last September, Dentsply International (NASDAQ: XRAY) acquired Sirona Dental Systems (NASDAQ: SIRO) for $5.5 billion in an all-stock transaction. The acquisition added Sirona’s worldwide dental equipment business, which posted revenues of $1.15 billion (4.8x) on a trailing 12-month basis, and EBITDA of $280 million (19.8x). The transaction created the world’s largest maker of professional dental products […]

J&J Slices Its Medical Device Division

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) announced the restructuring of its medical devices business on January 19, 2016. Its 8K filing noted pre-tax restructuring charges of $2.0 billion to $2.4 billion, expected to be incurred this year, as well as a Q4:15 charge of approximately $600 million. About 4% to 6% of the division’s global workforce will get […]

Dental Deal Hits the Spotlight

It’s been a while since a dental deal made news. Last week’s largest deal was DENTSPLY International’s (NASDAQ: XRAY) $13.3 billion all-stock merger with Sirona Dental Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRO). DENTSPLY designs, develops, manufactures and markets various consumable dental products for the professional dental market, while Sirona has a more technological spin on the market. […]