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Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals

Zimmer to buy Biomet amid flurry of billion-dollar medical deals

Orthopedic products maker Zimmer Holdings on Thursday announced it will acquire Biomet Inc. in a deal valued at $13.35 billion, including assumption of debt, the companies said.   

The proposed acquisition follows a flurry of billion-dollar deals by pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

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