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September 18, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
Bergen Brunswig Corp., the nation's third-largest drug wholesaler, said Thursday it has agreed to buy closely held Ransdell Surgical Inc. for an undisclosed price to expand its sales of medical and surgical products. Like other major drug wholesalers, Orange-based Bergen is expanding through small acquisitions after a federal judge in August blocked two big mergers that would have combined the four largest drug wholesalers into two. Cardinal Health Inc.
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September 18, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
Bergen Brunswig Corp., the nation's third-largest drug wholesaler, said Thursday it has agreed to buy closely held Ransdell Surgical Inc. for an undisclosed price to expand its sales of medical and surgical products. Like other major drug wholesalers, Orange-based Bergen is expanding through small acquisitions after a federal judge in August blocked two big mergers that would have combined the four largest drug wholesalers into two. Cardinal Health Inc.
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BUSINESS
October 4, 1998
Bergen Brunswig Corp., one of the nation's largest drug wholesalers, said it has completed its acquisition of closely held Ransdell Surgical Inc. for an undisclosed price. The deal allows Orange-based Bergen to expand its sales of medical and surgical products. As part of the transaction, Bergen acquired Ransdell's affiliate, Choice Systems Inc., a developer of inventory software. Ransdell, which had 1997 revenue of $58 million, is based in Louisville, Ky.
BUSINESS
September 18, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Bergen Brunswig Corp., the third-largest drug wholesaler in the U.S., agreed to buy closely held Ransdell Surgical Inc. for an undisclosed price to expand its sales of medical and surgical products. Bergen Brunswig, which had revenue of $11.7 billion last year, said it would buy Ransdell, which distributes products in Kentucky and Indiana, as well as Louisville-based Ransdell's affiliate, Choice Systems Inc., a developer of inventory computer software.
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September 18, 1998
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