DENTSPLY International Inc. Announces Receipt of Regulatory Approvals and Anticipated Closing Date for Acquisition of Astra Tech Inc. from AstraZeneca PLC

Published: Aug 19, 2011

YORK, Pa., Aug. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DENTSPLY International Inc. (Nasdaq:XRAY), a global leader in professional dental products, today announced that it has received regulatory approval from the relevant national competition authorities to proceed with the acquisition of the shares of Astra Tech AB, a leading provider of dental implant and urology products, based in Mölndal, Sweden, from AstraZeneca. The previously announced transaction is now expected to close on August 31, 2011.

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