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Laborie to acquire Cogentix for $239m

Laborie Medical Technologies is set to acquire Cogentix Medical for about $239 million in a deal that will close in the second quarter of 2018. Cogentix was formed in late 2014 when urinary-incontinence device manufacturer Uroplasty merged with Orangeburg, NY-based Vision-Sciences.  

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