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Getinge AB acquires 75% of Brazilian medical consumables company

Nordic Business Report-August 30, 2006-Getinge AB acquires 75% of Brazilian medical consumables company
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The Swedish health care and laboratory equipment and systems provider Getinge AB said on Tuesday (29 August) that it has agreed to acquire a 75% stake in the Brazilian company Comercio E Industria Medica Ltda for approximately SEK16.5m.

The agreement includes an option to acquire the remaining shares.

Comercio E Industria Medica, based in Sao Paulo, manufactures custom tubing sets for use in heart-lung machines. The company has 22 employees and annual sales of approximately SEK25m.

One Swedish krona (SEK) is worth approximately 0.07 British pounds (GBP).

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