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M&A Activity Updates: MAKO/Stryker, Wright Medical/MicroPort

MAKO Surgical stockholders voted at a special meeting to approve the adoption of the Agreement and Plan of Merger providing for the merger of MAKO with Stryker. The parties expect that the transaction will close on December 17, 2013, whereupon MAKO will be delisted from NASDAQ.

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Wright Medical has been advised by MicroPort Scientific that the Hong Kong Stock Exchange granted clearance of the disclosure circular required for its shareholder meeting to approve the acquisition of Wright’s OrthoRecon business. MicroPort has scheduled a shareholder meeting for January 3, 2014 to approve the transaction. Wright now expects the closing of the transaction to occur on or about January 9, 2014.

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