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August 27, 1997 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dental implant maker Steri-Oss Inc. plans to raise about $65 million in an initial public stock offering to pay off debt that financed its spinoff less than a year ago from giant Bausch & Lomb. The fast-growing Yorba Linda company issued debt and preferred stock worth nearly $75 million last November to finance a buyout by management and a private investment fund. The company plans to offer 4.
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September 16, 1998
Swedish medical company Nobel Biocare AB said it has completed its acquisition of dental implant maker Steri-Oss Inc. in Yorba Linda for stock and cash. As part of the transaction, Nobel said, it will move its U.S. operations to Yorba Linda from Westmont, Ill. Nobel also plans to retain the Steri-Oss management team, creating a combined work force of more than 350 employees. Nobel becomes the largest provider of dental implants in the United States as a result of the transaction.
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BUSINESS
July 24, 1996 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Steri-Oss Inc., a fast-growing maker of dental implants, will be sold by its giant parent, Bausch & Lomb, to its top executives and a private investment fund, the companies said Tuesday. The Finisterre Fund of New York, which invests in health-care businesses, would receive the majority stake in Steri-Oss, though the company's local management team would continue to run the company, officials said.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1998 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the world's largest manufacturers of dental implants said Monday it plans to buy its Yorba Linda-based competitor, Steri-Oss Inc., in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $97 million plus debt. Nobel Biocare AB of Sweden said it will move its U.S. headquarters to Yorba Linda and retain Steri-Oss' management team. "Steri-Oss is a highly successful company and we want to keep the momentum that Steri-Oss has," said Jack Forsgren, Nobel Biocare's chief executive.
BUSINESS
October 10, 1997
Dental implant maker Steri-Oss said Thursday that President Ken Darienzo has been appointed chairman and chief executive officer. Former chairman Henry Wendt will remain on the board. The company did not have a chief executive. Darienzo has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry. He joined Steri-Oss as president in 1989.
BUSINESS
February 17, 1993 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Steri-Oss, a maker of dental implantable devices, said Tuesday that it will be acquired by eye-care giant Bausch & Lomb, which has recently entered the lucrative dental industry. Bausch & Lomb spokeswoman Barbara Kelley said that terms of the all-cash purchase of the privately held Anaheim company were not available, but that the acquisition will leave Steri-Oss intact. "There'll be no layoffs or move (out of Orange County)," Kelley said.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1998 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the world's largest manufacturers of dental implants said Monday it plans to buy its Yorba Linda-based competitor, Steri-Oss Inc., in a stock-and-cash deal valued at $97 million plus debt. Nobel Biocare AB of Sweden said it will move its U.S. headquarters to Yorba Linda and retain Steri-Oss' management team. "Steri-Oss is a highly successful company and we want to keep the momentum that Steri-Oss has," said Jack Forsgren, Nobel Biocare's chief executive.
BUSINESS
November 19, 1996
Bausch & Lomb said Monday that it has completed its sale of Yorba Linda-based Steri-Oss, a maker of dental implants, to top Steri-Oss executives and a private investment fund. The Finisterre Fund of New York, which invests in health-care businesses, now controls a majority stake in Steri-Oss, but the company will continue to be run by its local management team. Eye care company Bausch & Lomb, which is based in Rochester, N.Y., said it will record a fourth-quarter after-tax gain of $8.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1998
Swedish medical company Nobel Biocare AB said it has completed its acquisition of dental implant maker Steri-Oss Inc. in Yorba Linda for stock and cash. As part of the transaction, Nobel said, it will move its U.S. operations to Yorba Linda from Westmont, Ill. Nobel also plans to retain the Steri-Oss management team, creating a combined work force of more than 350 employees. Nobel becomes the largest provider of dental implants in the United States as a result of the transaction.
BUSINESS
October 10, 1997
Dental implant maker Steri-Oss said Thursday that President Ken Darienzo has been appointed chairman and chief executive officer. Former chairman Henry Wendt will remain on the board. The company did not have a chief executive. Darienzo has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry. He joined Steri-Oss as president in 1989.
BUSINESS
August 27, 1997 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dental implant maker Steri-Oss Inc. plans to raise about $65 million in an initial public stock offering to pay off debt that financed its spinoff less than a year ago from giant Bausch & Lomb. The fast-growing Yorba Linda company issued debt and preferred stock worth nearly $75 million last November to finance a buyout by management and a private investment fund. The company plans to offer 4.
BUSINESS
November 19, 1996
Bausch & Lomb said Monday that it has completed its sale of Yorba Linda-based Steri-Oss, a maker of dental implants, to top Steri-Oss executives and a private investment fund. The Finisterre Fund of New York, which invests in health-care businesses, now controls a majority stake in Steri-Oss, but the company will continue to be run by its local management team. Eye care company Bausch & Lomb, which is based in Rochester, N.Y., said it will record a fourth-quarter after-tax gain of $8.
BUSINESS
July 24, 1996 | BARBARA MARSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Steri-Oss Inc., a fast-growing maker of dental implants, will be sold by its giant parent, Bausch & Lomb, to its top executives and a private investment fund, the companies said Tuesday. The Finisterre Fund of New York, which invests in health-care businesses, would receive the majority stake in Steri-Oss, though the company's local management team would continue to run the company, officials said.
BUSINESS
February 17, 1993 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Steri-Oss, a maker of dental implantable devices, said Tuesday that it will be acquired by eye-care giant Bausch & Lomb, which has recently entered the lucrative dental industry. Bausch & Lomb spokeswoman Barbara Kelley said that terms of the all-cash purchase of the privately held Anaheim company were not available, but that the acquisition will leave Steri-Oss intact. "There'll be no layoffs or move (out of Orange County)," Kelley said.
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