The deal will strengthen Stryker’s portfolio of smart technologies in its joint replacement business and provide products that help physicians make data-driven decisions.
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The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2020, but one analyst expects the transaction will raise antitrust issues in the United States.
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The $701-million deal is expected to enhance Stryker’s cross-specialty surgical visualization for surgeons.